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 […]

Learning Conversations

Learning Conversation_ Part I It was refreshing to hear Maureen Dockendorf, our staff development co-ordinator, (Director of Instruction), speak at our Building Leadership Capacity (BLC*) series introduction. She encouraged us to become ‘intellectual companions’ that enter into ‘learning conversations’. The part I liked most about her talk was the direction of the conversation. She spoke […]