A #RoCur Reflection

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Looking Back on a Week as @EduTweetOz This week, I took control of the EduTweetOz rotation curation account. Like many, @edutweetoz provided some of my first education connections with those like Jason Borton (the first week I ever followed) and TER Podcast.…

Blogging Seven Ways

Here is the blurb for my session at #Digicon16: In this presentation, participants will be provided with the why, how and what associated with blogging. Whether it be the difference between platforms and what they allow. Ideas for what blogs can be used for. As well as the challenges associated with blogging, including restricting content…

Edmodo vs. Compass

One of the challenges with a new learning platform like Compass is where it fits and how it compares with what went before. Here then is my comparison between Edmodo and Compass: I think that there are many aspects that neither platforms deal with, including the ability to incorporate rubrics and the possibility to collaborate. Some…

A Personal Twitter Tour

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Twitter is one of those unique platforms. There is so much said about it. Some dream of what it could be. Others swear by it as a means of professional development. Some rue the changes. Others talk about the public/private conundrum. Some…

Developing a Blog

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Will Richardson recently reflected on his journey in regards to blogging. He spoke about the changes that have occurred over time and how these have impacted his writing. In another post, he discussed how his authorial voice has morphed from being a ‘tools guy’ to a focus on…

Planning with OneNote

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Integrating technology in schools can be challenging. Far too often it is seen as an ‘or’ rather than an ‘and’. Subsequently, there are some areas where it has become more normalised than others. One such space is curriculum planning. When was the…

A Blog For All Seasons

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Different blogging platforms enable different possibilities. Here is an account of some examples that I have created over time and the intent behind them. A blog is not a blog. This was the point that I tried to make my last post.…