It’s tempting to sit in the corner and then, voila, to amaze us all with your perfect answer. But of course, that’s not what ever works. Seth Godin The other day I gave a presentation in an undergraduate class about using social media in teaching. During the discussion, I was asked if students should continue to… Read More It’s Okay to Share Your Work
Trying Things On I have a confession. I like to go shopping. Yeah, it’s a bit weird but I like to wander around stores and look at what’s new. I use to enjoy going shopping with my girls when they were younger (and would let me go along!) Now, my boys and I sometimes just… Read More Go Ahead – Try It On!
Student Engagement – As we live in the midst, it is struggling with such questions that help us to make sense of the noise. … Read More Student Engagement – #saskedchat March 10, 2016
We do get bogged down by obstacles. They grab our attention. We spend time pondering how they got there. We even spend energy being angry about them. None of this is helpful. We have to look for the openings, choose well, and find our way around them. Rob Hatch How often do you hear someone wishing they… Read More It’s in the Details
How do we approach doing something new? Do we often see doors being closed? What is our attitude? … Read More Finding Your Pace
Is the focus on deficits or on strengths? Identify and help others to grow their strengths. … Read More That’s Why We Hired You
Change and innovation requires a leap. How are you leaping and encouraging others to leap?… Read More Learning to Leap
Blogging as a professional The January 28th #saskedchat explored Blogging as a Professional. Now, there has been a great deal written about the benefits of blogging and many connected professionals who do a great deal of blogging will attest to the benefits. Teachers who have a classroom blog discuss the many benefits to the process… Read More Blogging as a Professional – Jan. 28th #saskedchat
Our topic was Homework and it was a great discussion. Participants were very willing to discuss the many different aspects of homework and how they used homework in their own classrooms. Most participants agreed that the view of homework is evolving. Sometimes communicating this change to parents isn’t easy. There is still a sense that if… Read More #saskedchat – January 21, 2016 – Homework
How often have you asked the question? What about “How are you doing?” or one similar? How often have you listened to the response? Really listened. In the hustle and bustle of the day, we’re all very busy and such conversations are sometimes fillers as we politely listen to a reply. And there are those… Read More And How Are You Today?