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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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It’s Not about Raising My Average

“We are each the average of the people we hang out with and the experiences we choose.” Seth Godin, June 13, 2016. (Seth’s Blog) When I really think about it, my average is, well …., it’s average. It’s not in … Continue reading

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In June, take time to talk and listen.

June is a terrifically busy month for educators. It’s about getting everything done in the final weeks of school, ramping up summer semester courses, or figuring out how to relax if school is just wrapping up. Educators are reflecting and … Continue reading

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How do I teach? It’s complicated, complex, & a work of friction!

Teaching students, who are becoming teachers, how to teach is complicated AND complex. There’s no simple solution. There’s no set of guides or magic method that works for everyone, all the time. To define a framework or establish a process is incredibly … Continue reading

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Minding my garden – a #Rhizo15 reflection on teaching

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row. Am I minding my garden as I teach? How does my garden grow? Is it only about beauty and … 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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We are not algorithms!

Last time I checked, I teach in a decidedly human way. And my students are spectacularly human in their reactions to my teaching. Their learning is uniquely their own in a very human process. Together, this combination of student+teacher is … Continue reading

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Feedback Please

Giving and getting feedback is an essential part of learning. When trying to improve your understanding and actions, it’s necessary to get MORE feedback. Knowing about the feedback process can provide a deeper understanding of it’s purpose and parameters. When … Continue reading

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