3 Long Term Opportunities For Schools Today

After a conference, there is the thought that many need something they can do right away with students.  The demands of being a teacher, while also keep opportunities “fresh”, is something that lends to this way of thinking.  If you… Continue Reading

4 Things I Learned From Students This Week

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Sham Hardy I spent the past week speaking to trustees, superintendents,  teachers, parents, and most importantly, students.  Working with all levels of school in a week, gives you a really… Continue Reading

Amazed, Inspired and Happy

In a week where I have spent the majority of the time working with students, I have been really trying to promote the notion of “Digital Leadership,” and hoping the students look at some of the opportunities that are out… Continue Reading

The Unfair World and the Low Bar

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Paul Sturgess As I was listening to someone talk about “Digital Citizenship” practices in their school district, I wondered if this was really setting the bar too low in our practices… Continue Reading

Anonymous vs. Appropriate

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by gavin. robinson Here is some interesting information from the “Pew Internet & American Life Project” on teen use of social media: Teens are increasingly sharing personal information on social media sites,… Continue Reading

Engaging Parents in the Learning Process

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by bestlibrarian “The role of parents in the education of their children cannot be overestimated.” ~Unknown When you ask parents from any country in the world, what they ask their children at the… Continue Reading