Category Archives: Talking

P3: It’s more than a podcast!

This past week has been a P3 kind of adventure. And it’s not over. It’s important to take time to pause, reflect and consider the impact of events as you move forward. It’s moments of reflections that shift and reframe … Continue reading

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SoTL #1 – So what’s the answer?

This is a reflection on the questions asked in the Scholar module of Ontario Extend. This is about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning – SoTL. I’ll look closely at each of these questions, one at a time, and craft … Continue reading

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Curation – a call to action

This is a response for the Ontario Extend module focusing on Curation, specifically accessing and curating from repositories for course content. This is not new for me. I’ve mentioned that I consider curation as a new literacy for teachers to … Continue reading

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Uncommonly Ordinary

This notion of being ordinary continues to pervade my thinking and catch my attention. I’ve just watched uncommonly gifted athletes compete in the Winter Olympics, my jaw dropping each time there’s a flip, throw, toss, spin, slide or crash. It’s … Continue reading

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Fellowship in the OPEN

The journey has now begun, the fellowship has been formed. As intrepid travellers, we each come from different spaces and places – in both our physical and digital realms! We carry our own packs full of tools and tricks as … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in the Ordinary

I admit I’m pretty ordinary. I’m not a shining star or a front page person, and I’m okay with my ordinariness. I certainly want to feel extraordinary on occasion. Being in the spotlight once in a while helps me feel … Continue reading

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The Web We Weave – Curation in Action

Teachers are collectors. They collect and weave resources together in all kinds of ways. As part of planning lessons, building units, and designing courses, teachers collect and store stuff for ‘some day’. It used to be done with file folders … Continue reading

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Sitting Down, Side by Side

Come on, sit down. There’s space here beside me. Where ever you’ve been or whenever you need to go, that’s OK. You’re here right now. Take some time to sit beside me and let’s talk. I’ve recently travelled, with lots of time … Continue reading

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