Our chat this week centred around School Culture. Participants reflected on the importance of positive school culture on the learning and relationships of teachers, students and parents. Participants shared ideas and resources for building and shaping a positive school culture and the important role that students and parents play in developing a school culture. Check… Read More #saskedchat – September 10, 2015
Do you love learning? How do we support teachers to cultivate their love of learning without overwhelming them to the point where they withdraw? … Read More Do You Love Learning?
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
What’s motivates you and gets you fired up? … Read More Come on, Share your Spark
One of my fellow students is looking for people who are using open learning in their practices and would be willing to discuss this with the class. If that is you and you are interested in sharing, please see the link below and get in touch. Need open learning volunteers – EC&I 830.
http://www.unity.net.au/padwheel/padwheelposter.pdf#! I first encountered the Padagogy Wheel a few months ago. I’ve been using it to help introduce and explain how iPads apps can assist teachers in creating authentic learning that provides a rich and deep learning experience. I found the discussion at The Padagogy Wheelhouse helped to clarify a ideas and concepts. In order… Read More The Padagogy Wheel – Thinglink
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by raymaclean As I reflect on helping teachers grow as professionals, it’s important to realize that this is a journey for all involved and that it will continue to be as such. In this series, I am looking at the process in three parts: Phase One – Reaching… Read More Phase One – Reaching Out
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by lovequotes.symphonyoflove.net/category/a/albert-schweitzer These past few weeks I’ve been listening to Read to Lead podcast. I came across it as I was looking for something that would help me in my quest to figure out which direction I needed to explore next. Being that I really don’t believe in coincidence,… Read More Leadership – Lesson #1
Where do you go for new sources of reading? Suggestions from other administrators? Other educators? Suggestions from known educational authors? From particular organizations? Do you seek ideas outside these circles? Do you go beyond the “group think”? Read to Lead I’d like to suggest you check out Jeff Brown’s @THEjeffbrown podcast at ReadtoLead.com . In each episode,… Read More Where do you get your reading?
Sharing. It’s important. We teach our children to share with siblings and with other children. We see examples everyday of people sharing their time, talent and resources. WeDay is a great example of youth sharing with others. One of the youth from my own community was part of the event, sharing her story with the… Read More Do I Share?