Category: Initial thoughts on EdTech

Power to the lego people.

Image courtesy of my amazing grade 9 class. When we talk about visual literacy we need to avoid the echo chamber of a ‘faculty only’ conversation.  Most teachers I talk to will agree it...

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See, Think, Be Wonderful

“Riding The Wave of New Media” photo credit: me “Ten years ago infographics were as common as tigers in Siberia, but the rise of social media has fuelled the need for instant, bite-sized chunks of...

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Storytime Open House

Photo Credit: BRICK 101 via Compfight cc Photo Credit: foilman via Compfight cc It’s been a while since I’ve remixed the IB Learner Profile. I’ve made a few versions of it via Haiku Deck,...

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Turning back time

Two years ago, Paula Baxter put Presentation Zen in my hands. Since then, the Reynolds book is a staple in my ‘recommended summer reading’ letter for high school students.  It is a wonderful guide...

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Show, don’t tell

The quickest way to lose an audience is to start your slides with a big block of text.  I’m amazed at how often I see this happen in meetings.  Teachers spend so much time...

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