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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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This weekend Educon 2.3 occurred in Philadelphia. All the edu-twitterati, who are hip at all, were at this educational mecca. I, however, was not there. My participating was limited to online tweets and watching some streams since I was presenting at Infusion 2011 in North Bay, Ontario. However, I love the concept of Educon (and my experience [...]
Update: August 7, 2010. Paper accepted for publication in the upcoming edition of Journal of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Perspectives: The Digital, 7(2). Initiating Collaborators: Rodd Lucier (@thecleversheep), Ben Hazzard (@benhazzard) and Kathy Hibbert (@khibbert) Reflecting On and Imagining Professional Development for Teachers in the Digital Age A week ago, Rodd Lucier, Kathy Hibbert, and I [...]
Reflecting On and Imagining Professional Development for Teachers in the Digital Age A recent ‘call for submissions’ by the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, prompted three of us interested in the influence of ‘the digital’ on curriculum and pedagogy to convene a meeting and discuss how we might contribute to this conversation. Individually, we work [...]
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