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Embracing Change

[Update: See more on the topic of Embracing Change in my May 19/2014 post on Leading Change.] I’m working on my Spotlight Presentation for Connect 2014: Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference. Here is my presentation description: Shifting Education – Embracing the Transformation A quick 3-part journey into my ‘Shifting’ series of blog posts that looks […]

Podcasting Pair-a-Dimes 1 – With Wes Fryer at Unplugd12

  Description: The very first Podcasting Pair-a-Dimes with Wes Fryer, recorded at #Unplugd12. In this episode, Wes shares some great podcasting tools, then we discuss digital media and digital design, badges, and creating those ‘Ah-ha’ moments in classrooms out of the interaction and creation of openly shared content. Show notes: (Listen Now!) • Wes Fryer: […]

Pushing and Nudging with Andy Hargreaves

I love how Andy Hargreaves always makes me think! See: The Fourth Way: The Inspiring Future for Educational Change Here are some great quotes, via my notes and Twitter conversations from our school district’s morning with Andy:   Literature says the best pro-d is job embedded, in your classroom, ongoing… #Hargreaves #sd43 via @HHG Excellence […]

Inquiry Resources from CSS and the ConnectedEd Canada Conference

The ConnectEd Canada Conference was an overwhelming success! Here is the recipe for those who want to plan a conference: 1. Run the first day in a great school, with classes in session and with student tour guides. 2. Invite presenters who want to have a conversation rather than do a presentation. 3. Provide ample […]

Open Educator Manifesto

[Version I: Just the Manifesto] My Open Educator Manifesto ‘We’ educate future citizens of the world Teaching is my professional practice I Share by default I am Open, Transparent, Collaborative, and Social My students own their own:   (Learning) • learning process • learning environment • learning products • learning assessment My students belong to learning […]