#saskedchat – Connected Ed Edition

  Welcome back. I’ve been off for a bit as I was writing papers and finishing my final summary for my EC&I 831 course but now those are finished and I’m getting back into the routines of podcasting and blogging. This podcast is a special one in that I am again trying some new stuff! […]

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EC&I 831 – Final Summary Reflection

Photo Credit: sdobie via Compfight cc The final summary for EC&I831 was a great way to spend some time to reflect on the learning from the past few months and then look forward just a bit. In the Rearview Mirror Part of moving forward is being able to critically reflect on what one is learning […]

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#saskedchat – November 27th, 2014

  Another great #saskedchat! Our topic tonight was work/life balance and teacher burnout. The discussion was awesome and there were some great ideas and insights shared by the participants. I’d like to thank @bircherd and @lawsonames for co-moderating and all those who share their passion for sharing and connecting – and the cute kitten pics. […]

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Major Project Update

  My Major Project was going very well until last week. A number of different events, including almost losing the tip of a finger, has put me behind on the work I was doing and limited the time I have had to work with the interviews that I have for the next podcast. I’ve interviewed […]

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Learning Leaders – Episode 5

In Episode 5 of the Learning Leaders podcast I have a conversation with Alan Stange an elementary teacher in Moose Jaw. We discuss Alan’s use of technology, thoughts about taking risks and using technology in the classroom. Again, there are things I’m learning about making a podcast and one thing I have to figure out is […]

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Major Project – Rewind

  My major project continues to evolve and morph as I try new things and make adjustments based on feedback and my own reflections. I’ve also done a screencast to show others what is involved in the editing for the podcasts that I am doing.   My new microphone has arrived and I’m looking forward […]

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Learning Leaders – Episode 4

Episode 4  focused on edcamps which was the topic of our last #saskedchat. There was a lively discussion and we had a number of U of R education students join the chat which was so awesome! Dave Bircher let it be known that there will be an edcamppilotbutte on March 17th with details to come later. […]

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Learning Leaders – Episode 3

In Episode 3 I continue the discussion from the previous #saskedchat about Homework, Redos and Feedback. The podcast itself had much more editing because I had very little script – I did most of the podcast as a free-flow with the occasional idea written down that I wanted to make sure I discussed. The one […]

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Learning Leaders – Episode 2

Episode 2 went a bit differently than the first. After listening to the first I realized I needed to do more editing to the actual podcast – take out some of the pauses and pops. I realize that I really need to invest in a decent microphone and probably a pop-screen. I’m still a solo act […]

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Learning Leaders – Episode 1

  Here is a link to the first episode of Learning Leaders. In this episode I work through getting use to the microphone and following a script of what I want to say. I found it very helpful for this first episode to that the script so even though it does sound a bit “stiff” […]

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