#saskedchat November 19, 2015

We had a busy afternoon and evening at #saskedchat. First, we hosted a Special Edition #ecs301 for students of the ECS301 course at the University of Regina. Katia Hildebrandt their professor arranged to have the whole class join #saskedchat as we discussed Supporting New Teachers. It was a great chat with teachers and Ed Students […]

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#saskedchat – November 12th, 2015

Our topic for the November 12th, 2015 chat was Moving from Teacher Competition to Collaboration. The participants were eager to explore this topic and had great insights into the reasons why competition sometimes masquerades as collaboration and how, at times, cooperation can be substituted for collaboration. Both Competition and Cooperation allow school staffs to get […]

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#saskedchat – June 25th, 2015

  Our topic for the chat was Fieldtrips and learning outside the classroom. It was a great chat and there were great ideas, suggestions and resources included during the chat. Make sure you check out the archive.     [View the story “#saskedchat – June 25th, 2015” on Storify]

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#saskedchat – January 8th, 2015

Welcome back! 2015 has arrived and the #saskedchat began with a huge BANG! We were discussing goals and plans for the upcoming year. There were a large number of participants who shared their goals, their plans for the upcoming year and some resources they found to be helpful. As usual, there were all sorts of […]

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First Contact – School Contact

Youtube – First Contact  First Contact – in Star Trek, this is a crucial moment for the human race – devastated by the WWIII, earth is in a state where it’s survival is uncertain and First Contact is important. Chaos and disorder are plaguing the inhabitants left on earth. The unlikely hero wants no part […]

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Disruptions & Workflow Tools

Photo Credit: aignatzy via Compfight cc Which one?  “What tools have you found to be most valuable?” Inevitably the amount of tools and options become overwhelming. Which one? Like the sorting hat, you have to make choices about the tools you use and how you will use them in to improve your workflow. In making […]

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Wading and Sifting

Photo Credit: dreamyshade via Compfight cc   There are so many different examples of things taking place in education and many teachers are not doing much, not because they don’t care or don’t want to but because they are busy and there is so much being introduced and pushed that they just don’t know what […]

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Shooting the rapids.

Photo Credit: Saucytech via Compfight cc In my last post I wrote Seek the deep experiences – the ones where relationships are built and learning is deep, where busy is replace with productive and purpose, passion and persistence and reflection is a key component of all learning. At times, this can be difficult, especially when […]

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The power of connection

Photo Credit: Kieran Gillard via Compfight cc It’s Connected Educator Month. There are many great activities and options for teachers who want to get connected for the first time or who are already connected and want to expand their connections. For me, it has been a time to renew some of acquaintances with some blogs […]

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#saskedchat – September 25th

Another great chat tonight. I am kinda feeling bad because I didn’t get to posting any of the questions. Truthfully, I only had a few questions to start and just let the flow of the chat lead to the last few. That’s where, as a moderator, I really need to get better at organization – […]

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