In a post titled ‘Men Explain Technology To Me’, Audrey Watters unpacks the statistics and challenges that face women working in edtech. Whether it be the predominance of white males running the internet, an inherent culture of ‘mansplaining’, the culture of violence and abuse or the sheer numbers of women actually not working within the […]
A reflection on my year and a review of the voices that have left me inspired.
A reflection on developing a site building upon the ideas of the #IndieWeb to bring together all my disparate pieces around the web in one place.
I recently came across the following statement from Martin McGuran: Technology allows global classroom connections and collaboration BUT the majority of teachers are not taking the plunge. Why? They don’t know how to. This comment left me wondering, what is it that teachers ‘don’t know’ how to do? Is there something different about collaborating with […]
Any Given Team documents Ray McLean’s journey from teacher, to air force instructor, to leadership consultant. Rather than provide an instruction manual, unpacking the art of leading a team step-by-step, McLean uses various stories to explain the origins and elaborations associated with Leading Teams. Besides being a more compelling means of capturing the full picture, […]
After some reflection on the #EduBlogsClub prompt this week, I thought it might be useful to review some of the books on leadership that have helped guide my thinking
Here is a summary of the comments that I received in 2016. For those whose words they are, thank you. For those that I may have missed, sorry.
flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license There are many out there who claim that blogging as it once was is dead. One of the biggest reasons given is the death of the comment. The question that does not seem to get asked very often is what it actually means to […]
flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license My school recently started the process of implementing a new instructional model. At the heart of this model is Howard Pitler and Bj Stone’s book A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works. Developed from the work of McREL and Robert Marzano, the book […]
On a recent episode of 2 Regular Teachers, Rick Kaylor-Thomson and Adam Lavars raised the question of computer games in school. The game in question was in fact Clash of the Clans, an online multiplayer, which encourages players to work together in the creation of clans. A few students had raised the possibility of running a lunchtime […]