A Village Takes Many Things

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license How does one celebrate a milestone, such as 300 posts, if not to celebrate the voices that matter most. Those people who have spent the time to stop by and add to the conversation. In the past, I have written posts compiling…

Are Great Teachers Bad Teachers?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Dan Carlin in his investigation of Genghis Khan quotes Lord Acton who once wrote that “Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority, still more when you add the tendency or the certainty of corruption by…

Playing the Team Game

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I recently wrote a creative post wondering about leadership. It occurred to me that there is always another side to things. So here is a second instalment … As the siren blew for half time, Thom walked off the ground with his…

Listening to the Voices In and Out of the Classroom #DLTV2014

  creative commons licensed (BY-NC) flickr photo by mrkrndvs: http://flickr.com/photos/aaron_davis/14425906657 It is only a few weeks until the inaugural DLTV conference. +Steve Brophy and I will be presenting a session on listening to other voices in the classroom. Here is the blurb for those interested: One of the biggest challenges in education today is how to empower…

Sharing the Load of Blogging

Tom Whitby stated in a recent blog post addressing Connected Educator Month that: “Being connected is not an add-on or a luxury for educators: it has become a necessity”. I could not agree more, there are so many benefits to being connected with the wider world that were not possible in the past. The question that constantly comes up though…