21 century learning, digital citizenship, Digital learnng, Personal Learning Networks, social media

Staying Connected by Being Connected

I noticed the last publication of Educational Leadership was all about teacher driven professional development.  I have not had time to really dig into the ideas yet, but it seems to make good sense.  In our classrooms we are offering students choice as means of engagement, so why would we not do the same for… Continue reading Staying Connected by Being Connected

21 century learning, Administration, Blogging, digital citizenship, Growth Mindset, Innovation, Innovative Mindset, Passions, Principals, Students, Teaching

Time to Quit Coddling

I am writing this as I come off the "conference high."  You know the feeling you get after you attend a big conference and hear a very motivating speaker that inspires you and speaks to your passions? That is where I am right now after listening to George Couros at the IT Summit in Saskatoon.… Continue reading Time to Quit Coddling

digital citizenship, open eductation, Personal Learning Networks

Diving into @DCMOOC

I have enthusiastically signed up for a dcmooc.ca  (massive open online course) on digital citizenship offered by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education and facilitated by Alec Couros, JoAnn Sanders and Katia Hildibrant. The course was set up as part of Saskatchewan's action plan to address bullying and cyber bullying.  As I was attending the first session last week… Continue reading Diving into @DCMOOC