Who Decides the Value of Learning?

On several occasions recently someone has asked me, in reference to participating in a learning opportunity or facilitating PD outside the district, “So how does this benefit us?” or ̶...

National Tap Dance Day 2014

When I was 7 I had a break in between a couple of the dance classes I took each week, and while the other kids were learning to tap I would work on my homework..or at least that was the plan. I was me...

Countdown to InnEdCo 2014

Late last night I agreed to take part in the Countdown to #InnEdCo14 and I am so glad I did. Here’s a few reasons why: Purpose & Productivity I got to spend a whole day thinking, reflec...

#InnEdCo14 Countdown Club

The Countdown to #InnEdCo14 is an awesome way to share why we love the annual InnEdCo conference. It’s also a great opportunity to grow your PLN of educators to connect, or reconnect, with ...

Stand Up Meetings

In software development (particularly the Agile framework) there’s a meeting that occurs each day during a sprint called the stand-up (or sometimes daily scrum). This check-in is a time for the ...

The Communities of Practice Gardener

Been thinking about this for a while and finally had time to make a little something in Explain Everything that represented the 2 varying states of mind I encounter with my online communities. Still w...