Trailblazing

Trailblazing

  Around 9am this morning I tweeted an image of work that my grade 11 IBDP Language and Literature students constructed.  Students worked on a project I called ‘Astounding Annotations,’ where they take an extract from Margaret Atwood’s The...
Expecting More Matters

Expecting More Matters

  Our expectations set the tone. If we expect cyber-bullying, if we anticipate prank hacks, if all we talk about are the pitfalls of our screen-clad world that is exactly what we will get. Instead, if we think beyond doom and gloom, if we anticipate excellence,...
Be the model.

Be the model.

How do we get students to engage with tech?  How do we get those young smiles to shine like they are in the picture above?  How do we get a community to thrive on risk-taking? We take the first step. Teachers often want their students to embrace technology.  The key...