Category Archives: Teaching

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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An OPEN Experimenter’s Lab Report

Here it is. My report for the Experimenter Module for the Ontario Extend activity bank. It’s part of my commitment to participate with the #ExtendEast cohort to further our collective knowledge. It’s not the first experimenters report, nor will it … Continue reading

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Designing learning 101

I’ve been dabbling into the process of design and examined various definitions of design thinking as it applies to education. I’ve dipped into design thinking [see some resources below], participated in a couple of IDEO courses to extend my thinking about … Continue reading

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Like driving a car

This is a response for the Ontario Extend module Teacher for Learning, specifically the Mastery section which looks at mastery of a subset of skills that educators deconstruct and teach, in order for students to achieve competency of the subset … Continue reading

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Mapping a course for #oextend

This post is a response for the Ontario Extend module Teacher for Learning in the Organize Knowledge section. The extend activity was to create a concept map of my course but since I’ve been using concept maps in course design, … Continue reading

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Extending into the Open #oextend

Getting started with Ontario Extend is one way to extend my thinking and extend my engagement into digital spaces that are new and interesting. Contributions to the Daily Extend, into the collection of resources in the Activity Bank and capturing … 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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Create, Connect & Share Respect on #SaferInternetDay

Today is Safer Internet Day! It’s one day that can spark a year long pursuit to create, connect and share in safe and respectful ways. Today’s that day! It’s Safer Internet Day! This year’s theme, “Create, connect and share respect: A … Continue reading

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