ISABC Pro-D Day 2015

I’m just home from a wonderful day of interacting with my colleagues from all of the Independent Schools’ Association schools at our annual Pro-D Conference and wanted to jot down a couple...

Learning Goals and PLEs

Most good teaching begins with a hunch.  A year or so ago, I was trying to find a way of getting my students to understand the power of personal learning networks (PLNs) and the idea that their socia...

Putting my Money where my PLN Mouth is

Have you ever taken a step back from your Personal Learning Network and looked at who has ended up in it?  If you’re anything like me (and you know you are!), you’ve spent months or years...

Spreadable Media – An Interaction – Part 6

Having just finished the chapter on transnationalism, I can’t help but think that the ideas in this chapter are really about interactions inside and outside one’s own local community.  Th...

Google Reader Alternative

The whole announcement around the killing of Google Reader has got me thinking a lot about what I want out of an RSS feed aggregator.  I will admit that I was never crazy about the look of Google Rea...

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...