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 discusses the recent history of committees and studies that have looked at issues related to Education in Nova Scotia.  He points …

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Response: 8 Mistakes Made with iPads in Schools

On Dec 26, 2013 Teachers With Apps (@TeachersApps) posted 8 frequent mistakes made with iPads in schools. The next day Tina Barseghian (@MindShiftKQED) Tweeted the link with the following questions appended: Do you agree? Should others be on this list? Several months later and a day or two after the item is back in the Twitter-verse, …

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Students need to know it’s OK to “fail”

  This graphic comes from SHOUT : A Safer South Africa‘s Facebook page.  At least that was where it was linked to when I came across it.  If it has other origins, please let me know and I’ll gladly credit the source. My comment on this image on FaceBook was something like: “This graphic illustrates one …

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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 the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont to learn, share and collaborate for an entire week.  It was easily the best …

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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 Dean’s post. Dean includes a great video, The Myth of the Super Teacher from EdWriters on Vimeo that I include here …

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