Change is difficult and it requires preparation and support throughout the process. “Get on the train or….” doesn’t really fit. … Read More But I Can’t “Just Do It!”
It was another amazing #saskedchat tonight. Dave Burgess dropped by at the start of the chat to get things going. @MrALongstaff and @brettReis then took over and guided the #saskedchat ship through a great chat focused on Teach Like a Pirate. The participants had some great ideas and suggestions for building relationships with students in… Read More #saskedchat July 30, 2015 – #tlap
Connecting students with the world is important but it can be somewhat daunting. The one thing we can’t do is continue to be quiet and avoid talking about these events. … Read More How do you connect to the world?
Ever feel totally empowered? Like you could do anything? I know that when I feel this way, I sure can get a lot done, more than I thought was possible when I began. When I’m not empowered? I’m disengaged from the task or problem that I’m working on. Now this happens for a number of… Read More 5 Ways to Empower Educators
Dealing with rejection helps us to be able to say “Yes” to ourselves more and more. … Read More No, We Don’t Want You
It’s about being curious and rediscovering wonder and awe and jumping in puddles! … Read More It’s about being Curious
I’ve seen this a few time over the past week or so. I realize that we’re two decades or more into the technology integration phase in education. I know that we need to integrate technology and that, by now, this shouldn’t even be a discussion. But it is. And it will continue to be for… Read More And this is why…..
Prelude to a post This past weekend I spent Saturday morning at #edcampPBS organized by teachers from a few different schools and school divisions around the city of Regina. Over the past few weeks we have been collaborating to organize the event which was held at Pilot Butte School. I’ve been to a few other edcamps… Read More Collaboration – EdcampPBS Style
Topic – Professionalism – teacher well being We had a great chat tonight with a number of new participants. Our focus was to discuss well being and ways that we, as professionals, can support ourselves and each other to be the best we can be each day. The topic was prompted by a blog post… Read More #saskedchat – Feb 19th, 2015
Photo credit — matt hutchinson creative commons.org For years I was a painter — I put myself through university and spent a few years afterward running my own company painting houses and commercial properties. At one point, the company had 20 summer students and 3 full time people besides myself. Like many ventures, what started off as a way… Read More It’ in the Attitude