Why are we doing that again?

Years ago, there was a practice in my school division where all administrators were provided a BlackBerry, when cellular phones just started to become the norm.  The thought process behind this was that if there was an emergency, this would… Continue Reading

What do we lose?

View image | gettyimages.com   “We must never assume that an appeal to the masses represents illiteracy. In fact, it implies a high degree of literacy. And in the new century, that increasingly means visual media.” Stephen Apkon Greystone Centennial… Continue Reading

Reminders from the #GAFESummit

I had the great honour of keynoting the largest #GAFESummit to date in Ottawa this past weekend.  It was a great experience, and I loved meeting so many amazing educators. Not only was it a massive conference, but it was… Continue Reading

I Learn, I Dream

Below is the “vision” for Parkland School Division: Our Vision Parkland School Division is a place where exploration, creativity, and imagination make learning exciting and where all learners aspire to reach their dreams. What I love about this vision is… Continue Reading