Social Bookmarking and Curating

OK, I don’t normally blog about tech tools.  There doesn’t seem to be much point given that there are so many people out there who do it so well.  But today, I’m making an exceptio...

The Week’s Reflections

As I sit with my big cup of joe (Bugaboo from Kicking Horse Coffee Co. –  if you care), I’m thinking back on my week.  There were certainly times in the week where I was wondering what I...

My Favourite Five of my PLE PLN

So, it’s time to put my money where my mouth is.  As you may know from reading my other posts, I’ve assigned my students to collect 20 blogs on one topic and subscribe to them in Google R...

Blogging 101

I know that when I started blogging, I was primarily concerned about getting a huge number of followers.  Maybe that it’s that I don’t post regularly enough or perhaps it is that my inter...

PLE Project – Getting some traction

Exciting early days in the PLE project that I’ve been writing about of late.  Recall that I’m exploring ways to leverage the power of Personal Learning Environments in a formal educationa...

A new year, a new project

Happy New Year to anyone who stumbles upon my blog.  It was a very relaxed holiday after an intense end of semester finishing up an online search course and a course on the learning commons.  Many o...

Personal Learning Environments

Stephen Downes made a great comment about Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) in his keynote video to Finnish educators that I commented on in my last post.  He compared the social networks that fa...