In the Association We Trust

‘Your Association Needs You’ by Aaron Davis (Flickr) While attending the recent Teachmeet at Lt Markov, +Roland Gesthuizen¬†posed the question, what do you expect from +Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria? It is a part of a bigger question that I don’t¬†believe¬†we ask very often, what we actually expect from an educational association? It got¬†me thinking…

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…

I Blog Therefore I Am?

There seems to have been a few blogs bouncing around in my feeds of late. These include¬†Deb Hicks‘ ‘Why Blog’, Tom Whitby’s ‘Why Blogs and Who Needs Them Anyway’ and Peter DeWitt’s ‘The Benefits of Blogging’. It kind of occurred to me that I hadn’t really ever stated, nor really thought about, why I have…