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

#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

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 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

#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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

#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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading