"Anatomy of a Tweet"

Twitter EDU

This is it. My one-stop-all-you-need-to-know-guide to Twitter. It’s the why and the how to get you started, to move you beyond the initial frustrations, and to create a fantastic learning network. TABLE OF CONTENTS (Click on any of these to go to that part of the post, on mobile devices you might just have to […]

Positively Memidemic

Dean Shareski started it! (And that's a good thing.) In his post It’s Not Really PD, Dean says about the (mis)use of the term 'Professional Development' ('PD') to describe an event: “I guess we butcher our language all the time. Using the word “awesome” to describe a great sandwich as well as the beauty of […]

"Care or Fear"

Care or Fear

There are no possible reasons to comprehend why an ‘Idiot with a gun in Newtown’* would go into a school and take lives. None. In a comment on Angela Maiers post, There Is No Lesson Plan For Tragedy – Teachers YOU Know What To Do, I said, I’ve seen a number of blog posts where […]

Broken or Transforming?

Once upon a time, I, Chuang Chou, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was Chou. Soon I awaked, and there I was, veritably myself again. Now I do not know whether I […]

The POD’s are Coming! BLC09

The Presentation: The POD’s are Coming View more presentations from David Truss. This is a story I think all educators need to hear. The question I wonder is, ‘Am I telling it in a way that they will listen?’ I told this story at BLC09 last week, and I’ll share some of my experience there […]

A Gr8Tweet-ing Experience

Educators new to twitter, here is a little walk down memory lane… Remember your first days of university? You weren’t sure what to expect and you had to put yourself ‘out there’ to connect to new people? Do you remember going to a class and not knowing anyone? Imagine for a moment that you enter, […]