Category Archives: Reflections

STUDENTS SHARING LEARNING IN THE BIG SCARY WORLD

Rarely do I get a chance to see and hear about how my learners’ work has been shared beyond my desk.  I think it would be pretty accurate to say that most students’ assignments and projects, despite the many hours … Continue reading

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Desperation breeds innovation: Show Content from iPads

Something funny happened to me and my student teacher today. All the iPad minis had iMovies on them. We had planned on having some students perform live today. Some students had long iMovies on them to show on the district … Continue reading

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

…that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of loneliness in your classroom Or to take arms against a sea of emails, ProD flyers, marking And by opposing end learning?   …ay, … Continue reading

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A Whole Latte Time Left

So summer’s almost over and that 10 inch pile of files that you precariously balanced on the corner of your desk at the end of June hasn’t been touched. You’ve gone for coffee with your friends and colleagues and caught … Continue reading

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MEET ME IN A HANGOUT ON GOOGLE+

It was a Friday afternoon and I had just arrived home from a hectic day at school. The sun was streaming through my windows. I was anticipating a dinner date with my family and checked my iPad for email. Up popped … Continue reading

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YES CLASS, LET’S TETHER TO EDWARD’S PHONE

“Ms. Kwan, would you like to tether to my phone? I have an unlimited data plan!” Edward held up his smartphone and gave me a big grin. He was offering me (and the whole class for that matter) his personal … Continue reading

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CO-COACHING AND COLLABORATION

I must confess that my energy was waning in early January. Our small team meets online at 8:30pm on a weekday on a pre-arranged day. Initially, technology was an issue and we wasted time trying to get on Google+ at … Continue reading

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