No, We Don’t Want You

Rejection. It’s a hard to accept. According to Jia Jiang and his work on rejection,  it touches us deep inside and causes pain that is equivalent to being struck, like a slap in the face.  Most of us get the advice to… Continue Reading

I Was Tired too…

I walked into our house the other day to a small ruckus. Seems that there was an undetermined issue causing three of our boys some problems. As a father of 8 children, this isn’t necessarily unusual. Neither was hearing these… Continue Reading

What’s “IT” about?

That smiling little girl above is my 4th daughter. At the time of this picture she had just begun to speak words that people could understand. For most of her life she has worked to overcome a severe speech impediment… Continue Reading

#saskedchat July 2, 2015

Our chat tonight focused on ways that teachers can change the world around them. It was about thinking of Big Ideas, of overcoming the things that are holding us back from taking steps and moving forward. The conversation was co-moderated… Continue Reading

#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… Continue Reading

.#CanWestchat – June 20th, 2015

#CanWestchat Trends It was another great #CanWestchat. Today we were discussing Ways to Engage all Learners. The chat brings together participants and moderators from #mbedchat, #saskedchat & #abedchat. This morning we were reminded how even when we think we have… Continue Reading

Time to pick

Time Away I’ve been away from blogging and writing for a while now and, really,  it was only sporadic before that. I’ve been spending time reading and working through some ideas and thoughts about education and learning. I’ve attended a few #edcamps and helped… Continue Reading

Living in the midst of tomorrow – today

photo credit – malaysianminilover It’s Already Happened In a post on edtechdigest, Cat McManus states in the column Living in a Digital World We Don’t Understand The digital revolution has already happened, and at every level, students demand—and their future success requires—that… Continue Reading

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