Here is my slide deck. FYI: created with Paper iPad app, Bamboo Stylus, and PowerPoint. OAME 2012: Nudging Mathematical Thinking View more presentations from Ben Hazzard Here is the summary of my presentation via tweets from Marci Duncan: Some thoughts on the ideas… Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin [...]
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This year I’m working as a vice-principal. I’m working on my instructional leadership as well as the other dimensions of the job. The other stuff (managerial, operations) happens and I’m working on it. I have equated this job to playing hockey. In hockey, good players skate around the ice and work, help the team, but [...]
During UnPlug’d 11, the final circle sharing was emotional, vulnerable and moving. This September I began a new position as a Vice Principal. Remembering my final circle sharing helps me remember my ideals and encourages me to lead with courage. Here is what I shared: “I was thinking about Courage. Thank you for letting me [...]
This post was co-authored by Rodd Lucier and Ben Hazzard then published at both: TheCleversheep.com and benhazzard.com. —– We are struggling. A couple of weeks ago we, Rodd and Ben, were participants and members of the organizing team for UnPlug’d, a Canadian Education Summit. As the website says: UnPlug’d brings together Canadian educational change agents [...]
Sharing. It is quite the bandwagon term these days. Recently, I read a few news reports on CBC and a book called SPARK, that all talked about the value that cardio exercise can add to the brain. Basically, if anyone, including students in school, started the day with cardio exercise like running they are more [...]
This post is from Mary Palin, Tribes Master and was originally posted at Tribes.com. To learn requires ‘influence’; to influence others requires knowledge (a synonym for ‘learning’). Right now, an online discussion is tweeting: the 31 day game. Two educators in Canada (one is also a Tribes TLC trainer) designed a professional learning game that [...]
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The internet has changed everything. As we move toward the future, generations are beginning to grow up never knowing a world without having almost every computer in the world connected together. This idea will be threaded throughout this list of the top tools as of right now (Spring 2011). Rodd Lucier, hinted toward this in [...]
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