Monthly Archives: April 2015

Part 3: Why have a PLC?

Your PLC will support the process and product of your learning. Subject, need, practice or inquiry shapes your PLC. If you need to extend your own learning on a subject area or topic, find people who are doing work in those … Continue reading

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Part 2: Who’s in your PLN?

So, who are the people that shape, influence and share your interests? Who are the movers and shakers of your thinking? Your PLN may be shaped by the tools you use within your PLE. When building and maintaining connections you … Continue reading

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Part 1: What’s in your PLE?

Within higher educational spaces the ‘how and where’ learning occurs can vary dramatically. In physical learning environments, the places and spaces where you spend time and conduct your teaching and learning may or may not include a private office, current technologies, elements of … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone

When you step into the classroom you are not alone. As the teacher, you may feel alone. You may be the only one in the teaching role, but you are not alone. You bring into this teaching and learning space … Continue reading

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From Squirrels to Rhizomes: An intro to #rhizo15

There’s a humorous statement that’s made around here that when you get sidetracked from something, you say “squirrel”. It’s reminiscent of what happens to dogs when they are out for a walk. Every squirrel catches their attention. Movement of a … Continue reading

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ME in MEdia

I’m still new at this. My adventures after I ‘Awaken the Dragon‘ now leave me very visible and present in social media spaces.  I need to carefully examine where that leaves ME. I’m not sure how my media creations look … Continue reading

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Teachers are Humans too!

What does it mean to be human? Why do teachers or educational leaders feel excluded from this category when public perspectives and dialogues reference teaching? In a very human struggle, my thoughts strive to resolve a multitude of issues and perspectives … Continue reading

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