Category: Best Educational Practices

So I’m currently reading this amazing book titled, The Importance of Being Little, by Erika Christakis, and I literally cannot put it down. An outstanding educator, leader and friend of mine, Paola Pereira lent it…

Read More Wired for Play

Speaking to a group of principals, one of the participants, thanked me for my time, and gave a very elegant “call-to-action” to the group.  It was not simply discussing what…

Read More Intent vs. Impact

Image by twitter.com/alytormala “Perfect is the enemy of done.” I saw this quote and it has stuck in my thinking.  Often we hold back our ideas because we are scared…

Read More The Paralysis of Fear

I am taking part in the #IMMOOC “3 Blog Challenge” this week.  3 blog posts under 200 words.  If you are interested in participating, details can be found here. I noticed…

Read More Stuck in a Rut or a Groove?

I am taking part in the #IMMOOC “3 Blog Challenge” this week.  3 blog posts under 200 words.  If you are interested in participating, details can be found here. I asked…

Read More Find problems, create solutions.

A question that was posed recently was challenging the notion of “innovation” in education, and how it challenges best practice.  “Best practice” can often be seen as the enemy to…

Read More An Idea to Innovation to Best Practice

The #IMMOOC experience (Innovator’s Mindset Massive Open Online Course) has three main purposes: To dig deeper into the book, “The Innovator’s Mindset“ To create and connect your own learning To…

Read More 3 Ways to Build Your Network #IMMOOC

Does this happen in your school or district? One teacher prefers google sites. Another blogger. A different teacher prefers Edublogs. One teacher started their students on seesaw. So for the…

Read More Learning With Technology

In our most recent #IMMOOC Live session, I had the pleasure to have a conversation with Katie Martin, AJ Juliani, and John Spencer.  As we are all discussing the importance…

Read More The Fear of Sharing #IMMOOC

Working with groups, I often hear this question when talking about parents and their lack of willingness for their students to use technology. “What about the parents that do not…

Read More “Not as much as you pretend.”

While I am writing this, I am sitting outside in the beautiful city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blogging.  This is after reading articles on books, answering emails, and working…

Read More Working on “Meaning”

So over the last seven years, almost all of my posts have been directed specifically toward educators about topics related to education. This week however, I’m going to widen the scope a little…

Read More How Do We Spend Our Time?