Author Archives: HJ.DeWaard

CC and ME

I’m a Creative Commons teacher. I’ve got a growing relationship with the ideas and people behind the Creative Commons movement. I’ve stepped over the licensing line and made a conscious choice to be a teacher, advocate, and connector for openly … Continue reading

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Open to Opportunity

Today, on World Teacher Day, I’m reflecting on what it means to be a life-long educator. I’m sure that many others out there, like me, didn’t set out to be a teacher, but certainly became more aware of teaching as … Continue reading

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Doodling in the Open & Thinking About Basics

I’m doodling around again. It’s habit forming as I build some basic skills. I’m doodling in the open. I received the invitation to the #21DoodleDays through an email from a friend (thanks @beachcat!) and got hooked, for the second time this … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

Any time someone asks this question, it requires some deep thinking and honest reflection. It’s not always an easy question to answer. My students struggle with this question each year in the course that I teach. It’s dependant, in part, … Continue reading

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Out of my comfort zone!

It’s unsettling. It’s got me wondering what I’m doing and how I get myself into these things. I’ve been pushed and pulled into new and interesting spaces. I’ve been encouraged to share and talk in places and spaces that are new to me. … Continue reading

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