Unintentional Bias

My bias was intentional. In my last post, Girl Power, I highlighted two things: 1. The Girl Effect video 2. Women who are Inspirational Educational Leaders Liz B. Davis said this in the first comment on the post: (I added the links) David, Thanks for including me in your list of inspiring women. I am honored to be included among so many great women. I also find Kim, Vicki and Sue to be important members … Continue reading

November Learning

After my last post I went to hear Alan November speak at an afternoon Pro-D session. I then read Brian Kuhn‘s blog post and added a comment, which I have edited slightly and included below. In the process of writing this comment I realized a valuable lesson, which I will discuss below the comment: The afternoon session With Alan November was great! It was wonderful to hear Alan November again. His webcast for the district … Continue reading

Two ‘stuck’ posts, a borrowed post with an added rant, and a few questions.

I have 2 blog posts on the go right now that I can’t get myself to complete. One is on Digital Citizenship which looks at a post by Vicky A. Davis. The concepts I am formulating are in need of some more deep thought, and I don’t know when I will get to it? The second post is on a 1-1 project in our district. I invited myself to a presentation for parents of students … Continue reading

FieldFindr: Using Ning to Connect Teachers to Volunteers

“A portal to Connect Classrooms to the World: Global Citizens can Share Talents and Skills with Students. Teachers can find Global Citizens (Volunteers) willing to help in a field of interest that they are working on in their class.” [*Update: Links to the ning will not work after Aug. 20th, 2010 – See the 1st comment] FieldFindr: Where teachers can meet global citizens with skills to share. It started with a post and a wiki, … Continue reading

The Web2.0 Prophecy: An Adventure

Originally posted: March 13th, 2007 Reflection upon re-reading and re-posting: Until now I have been adding my reflection at the end of these re-posts. However, I thought with this post it should come first. Why? Because it is important that I share the date of the original post before quoting other bloggers who were expressing views/moods they may not currently hold. Of all my posts, this one really seems forward thinking and, well, prophetic. We … Continue reading

Portal Needed to Connect Classrooms to the World: Global Citizens can Share Talents and Skills with Students

Originally posted: February 21st, 2007 [Update: Fieldfindr on Ning-October 3rd, 2007] Here is an idea that has been brewing in my mind for a while: FieldFindr A space where teachers can meet global citizens who have skills that they are willing to contribute to a class. Teachers can find people in a field of interest that they are working on in their class. Volunteers can tell teachers their field of interest and also tell teachers … Continue reading