Tag: Personal Learning

More of a message to myself than anyone else… Sometimes people post things at exactly the right time.  My good friend, Amber Teamann, posted this on her blog titled, “Calm the Storm…You’re the Principal”.  These words resonated: What I have learned, through that example and several others, is that students (or grown-ups!) are going to … [Read more…]

Read More Being a Fountain

So many people go to conferences and they will say things like, “I really loved the speaker, but I really loved the time that I had to connect with colleagues informally and share our ideas.” I could not agree with this statement more. Too often when I speak at events, their is a short break … [Read more…]

Read More Give Me Time to Think, Connect, and Reflect

These lyrics from a song by Macklemore and Lewis called “Growing Up“,  brought me to tears: Don’t wanna be a dad that’s living in FaceTime But I’ve got a world to sing to and you at the same time I am truly blessed to do what I do. Travelling all over the place, learning with … [Read more…]

Read More What’s a video worth?

  Leading #IMMOOC right now, once a week Katie Martin and I lead a YouTube live session for participants.  Because our schedules are busy, we can not have a show at the same time each week, as well, participants also have their own lives. It is a lot to expect people to watch a live … [Read more…]

Read More Kids Teaching the World

  Leading #IMMOOC right now, once a week Katie Martin and I lead a YouTube live session for participants.  Because our schedules are busy, we can not have a show at the same time each week, as well, participants also have their own lives. It is a lot to expect people to watch a live … [Read more…]

Read More Kids Teaching the World

  Leading #IMMOOC right now, once a week Katie Martin and I lead a YouTube live session for participants.  Because our schedules are busy, we can not have a show at the same time each week, as well, participants also have their own lives. It is a lot to expect people to watch a live … [Read more…]

Read More Kids Teaching the World

I used to be a pretty good runner, in what seems like forever a go.  I used to run marathons and would wake up every morning with my shorts and socks on (literally), so I could just brush my teeth, put on my shoes, and take off.  I was good at it because I would run … [Read more…]

Read More No Shortage of Road

Thank you for signing up for “The Innovator’s Mindset” MOOC, happening over a six week period.  We will begin on September 17, 2016 and finish at the end of October (although the learning will continue long after that).  Currently, we are planning some YouTube Live sessions that will happen on the weekends (either Friday, Saturday, … [Read more…]

Read More The #InnovatorsMindset MOOC Starting Soon! #IMMOOC

Good professional learning will give you lots of ideas on what you can do with your students on “Monday”. Great professional learning will make you think about how you teach every day.  It should not only provide ideas, but make you feel a little uncomfortable.  There is a fine balance and one of the greatest … [Read more…]

Read More Creating Bridges