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 colleague recently said to me, “You just go and do your magic.” It was intended as a compliment, however it left me wondering about what it means for people to think about work as ‘magic’. Wikipedia defines magical thinking as follows: Magical thinking, or superstitious thinking. is the belief that unrelated events are causally […]
A reflection on the music that represented my soundtrack for 2019. I enjoy the exercise of looking back at the music that stood out to me across the year. Here then are my thoughts on 2019. Better in Blak (Thelma Plum) Produced by Alex Burnett and David Kahne, Better in Blak has the pop hooks […]
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 […]