Hybrid Learning – Introduction On Tuesday, February 15, I took part in the #TeamsEduChat monthly tweet meet exploring Hybrid Learning. One of my friends suggested my name as a host for this month’s chat because of my interested in technology and learning. During the chat, I offered up a few different tools and strategies I…
I’m learning that there is a limit to what you can do in a given time. I can’t do it all. I’ve watched friends around me slowly try to do more and more as the pressures of teaching during a pandemic continued to add to their list of things To Do. On top of that, they are feeling the pressure of a society that is, at this very moment, very divided and confused. Teachers, and many people, feel abandoned as they try to figure out how to best do their work while lacking personal safety and care. The mental and physical toll has been immense. In order to take care of myself, I have been working to develop habits that will ensure I can do my absolute best each day. I’m now at a point where it feels right to step back into this space.
Every day is a PD day!
This is a time to pause as the decisions that are made at this time will have a ripple effect on education, children & families for years to come.
The December 6th #saskedchat exploration was focused on Re-Imagining Education – where do we go from here? This topic was suggested by @lannysaretsky a teacher from Wadena and is very timely given the ongoing consultations that are taking place in the province of Saskatchewan. The ReImagine Education initiative is one that is focused on reshaping…
Schools have a unique opportunity to help students develop patience as they work toward mastery.
I work at so many different places — kitchen table, living room, office, library, coffee shops. Some days I like the quiet while other days I listen to music or just like the sound of conversations around me. It really depends. Not all days are the same.
Routines are important and help us through the day. What if we want to be a bit more creative?
Fun Joy Happiness – these are important for our students and schools – and ourselves.
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…