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Hospitality – my #OneWordONT

Here, for the fifth year, I’ll post my one word for the #OneWordONT activity. Thanks to the dedication of Julie Balen, I’ve taken time each year to reflect and select one word to focus and shape my teaching and learning … Continue reading

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@MozOpenLeaders – Building a Healthier Internet

I didn’t think I was that important. I’m just one small part of one small space in one small corner of the world. I never realized the work I do was helping to build a healthier internet. Those ideals were … Continue reading

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In Consideration of Due Dates

We live with them all the time. We work around them. We anticipate them or get anxious over them. Our lives are filled with due dates. Holidays are due dates. As we approach Christmas, I’m reflecting on the nature of … Continue reading

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Media Literacy Week 2018

The focus for Media Literacy Week is Fake News and Fact Checking For more information about this week, you can find more on the Media Smarts site medialiteracyweek.ca and follow #MediaLitWk on social media. You can also follow the #ONedSsChat hashtag for … Continue reading

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#DigCitSummitCA

What happens when you bring passionate educators together to talk about digital citizenship? A whole lot of deep thinking and rich conversations. The connections extended and expanded to others in diverse locations through active engagement on Twitter. These conversations will … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship Summit, Canada

I’m excited to be speaking at the first every Digital Citizenship Summit held in Canada. It’s being held in Toronto with a number of well known speakers and thinkers in the K-20+ digital citizenship spaces and places. It’s an opportunity … Continue reading

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#WOLO and Radical Hospitality

I’ve blogged about hospitality before, and even tried to define this notion of radical hospitality. It’s coming back into my thinking as I begin working on the Mozilla Open Leadership Project (@Mozilla Open Leaders) with fellow Virtually Connecting collaborators Rebecca Hogue, … Continue reading

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Happiness in teaching

I’ve been doing this ‘first day of school’ experience for many, many years. It’s always the same, and yet it’s always so different. There’s the anticipation, the excitement, the nervous energy, the dreams that drive the passion, and the preparation … Continue reading

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