And this is why…..

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… Continue Reading

Collaboration – EdcampPBS Style

  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… Continue Reading

Untethering Imagination

Photo Credit: determinatum via Compfight cc This week I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity, imagination, and creative thinking. Part of the reason is that I’m working through the exercises in Claudia Azula Altucher’s Become an Idea Machine – and Todd Henry’s Accidental Creative trying to exercise my… Continue Reading

Breaking Free

Despite the massive amount of changes taking place in society, schools continue to resist. However a small number break free of the traditional classrooms, halls and desks to embrace different designs that permit students to engage and embrace learning and… Continue Reading

#saskedchat – Feb 12th, 2015

Our last #saskedchat focused on mentorship and the role it plays for teachers especially in regards to new teachers and internship. The chat was very lively with many of the contributors willing to share ideas and insights about the importance… Continue Reading

#saskedchat – Feb 5th, 2015

What an awesome chat last night! Our topic was teaching with Essential Questions and what a chat it was! There were some great discussions, most of which flew by as the participants were engaged and eagerly sharing! I gave tchat.io a… Continue Reading

A Moment, Planned, of Sharing

Photo Credit: papernstitch via Compfight cc There seems to be a theme of late about skills for future success and how people organize themselves. Our own #saskedchat blogging challenge, which you can join and participate at any time, began with the question The topic for this week is Organization/Productivity… Continue Reading

Too Busy To Be Busy

Photo Credit: Raul P via Compfight cc   Like so many of us, I often had times as a teacher/administrator/parent when I was overwhelmed with being busy. I often let the events and schedule run me instead of taking ownership… Continue Reading

#saskedchat January 29, 2015

What a great chat tonight! We used scramblr to decide what topic to discuss. After posting the link to the site, participants suggested topics or gave their support to a topic on the board.   For a first attempt things went… Continue Reading

#saskedchat – January 22. 2015

We had a great chat tonight with some great ideas for blogging. One of the great things about the our chat is the sharing that takes place. Not only were there lots of great resources but many of the participants… Continue Reading