Initial thoughts on EdTech Archive

Power to the lego people.

Image courtesy of my amazing grade 9 class. When we talk about visual literacy we need

See, Think, Be Wonderful

“Riding The Wave of New Media” photo credit: me “Ten years ago infographics were as common as

Storytime Open House

Photo Credit: BRICK 101 via Compfight cc Photo Credit: foilman via Compfight cc It’s been a

Turning back time

Two years ago, Paula Baxter put Presentation Zen in my hands. Since then, the Reynolds book

Show, don’t tell

The quickest way to lose an audience is to start your slides with a big block

Seeing is believing

I’m being a rebel. This post was meant to focus on the way I could redesign

Three teachers: Five Thoughts

For my final project, I tapped the shoulders of two of my favorite online colleagues:  Uzay

Open-up to open-ended challenges.

“Of course the internet being the internet…there was a rapid outcry.” Scott McLeod Snowballing happens when

Stop building fences.

Jerry Kane is spot on in his TED talk.  What we think we know about social

Expecting More Matters

  Our expectations set the tone. If we expect cyber-bullying, if we anticipate prank hacks, if

Transitioning to better connections

  So much is available to primary school educators to assist them in providing effective ‘brain

Be the model.

How do we get students to engage with tech?  How do we get those young smiles

Choppy Connections

…not only learn about the world, but learn with the world.- Julie Lindsay I’ve heard about

Putting the ‘we’ in weave

“In a world of rapid change, we each need to garner as much useful information as