21 century learning, Uncategorized

Having fun with blogging!

I have been having such fun this week blogging with a group of very enthusiastic elementary students in my school.  I happened to see a class project they were working on laying on my principal's desk one day.  It was a paper "blog" about things that were going on their classroom.  I immediately saw an… Continue reading Having fun with blogging!

educational gaming, Informal learning, Uncategorized

Educational gaming…a hot educational topic?

If I thought my brain was exploding before, it certainly is now.  I was unable to make a connection on Tuesday night to Elluminate and so I had to listen to the recorded version this morning.  Sylvia Martinez certainly gave me some food for thought.  I am not a gamer!  I really have a strong… Continue reading Educational gaming…a hot educational topic?

21 century learning, Assessment, Uncategorized

Making the Shift

It seems to me that everything is changing on the education front in Saskatchewan right now!  I am a relative newcomer to the province, but I have never before experienced so many educational changes at one time.  My mind is constantly spinning with all of the new ideas and the things I want to implement… Continue reading Making the Shift

Assessment, on-line learning

So many tools…so little time?

I couldn't help but think that laying on my bed in my flannel pjs  watching very cool digital stories last Tuesday was a great way to spend an evening.  Once again I walked away with so many new ideas and so many new tools at my finger tips. On Wednesday I left for Saskatoon to… Continue reading So many tools…so little time?

21 century learning, on-line learning, Uncategorized

How can we close the gap?

I seem to be hovering somewhere between excitement about what I am learning and considering each week and a slight feeling of  confusion and panic.  The excitement comes from my desire to take in all of the new ideas and try to consider ways that I can change my own mindset about learning so that… Continue reading How can we close the gap?