Category: Learning & Teaching

Happy New (School) Year!

I wrote this a couple of years ago but as another school year begins or – depending on where you live – as tyou enter the second, third or fourth week of school –...

On being a Guru

Last night I became a DEN Guru along with Dennis Grice (@dgrice), Dave Tchozewski (@daveski61), Dacia Jones (@dacia92) and Sandi Dennis(@sandidennis)! These people are all amazing educators who I met at DENSI 2013 and I’m honoured to be...

Presenting as a Learning Opportunity

Every day should be a learning day, right?  Of course, but sometimes the learning happens when you don’t really expect it! I’ve recently applied to become a DEN Guru. Part of the process is...

Response: to Frostededucation.com blog March 15, 2014

The following is my response to Another Committee About Education Without Teachers? Go Figure. at Frostededucation.com – March 15, 2014.  I posted this response as a comment to the original article. In his post, Mr Frost...

A week at DENSI 2013!

  What is DENSI 2013? The Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI) is an amazing professional development opportunity offered by Discovery Education each summer.  This year 150 people from across North America gathered at...

Reflecting on PD: Exemplars?

  If you haven’t seen Dean Shareski’s (@shareski) post It Takes All Kinds: Teachers, you should go now and read it.  If you don’t have time to read mine and Dean’s then check out...

Reflecting on PD: Collaboration?

  Yesterday I delivered a PD presentation/workshop twice. In the morning an abbreviated version to one junior high staff and in the afternoon the full version to the staff of another junior high school. ...