20% Adventure

Tweet Over the past few years, I’ve been very fortunate to have the opportunity to present at various conferences, lead weekend workshops, consult with other international schools to help them leverage technology for learning, and continue to teach COETAIL both face-to-face at YIS and in our online cohorts. Collaborating with other educators in all of these…

Read More

#beyondlaptops & the power of vulnerability

Tweet We just wrapped up our annual #beyondlaptops mini-conference here at YIS, and again, for the fourth year in a row, I am amazed at the grounded, open, collaborative and thoughtful conversations we had over our three days together. Although the participant group changes every year, there is something special about the format that really…

Read More

The Evolution of a Connected Learning Community

Tweet Note: this is the first post in a series about our 2:1 (iPad Mini + MacBook Air 11″) trial at YIS… Now that we’re in our third year of our Connected Learning Community (1:1 program) at YIS, we have been thinking about how to continue to push forward, helping both teachers and students elevate…

Read More

An Unknown Goal (Part 2)

Tweet Despite how long it took me to write my first post about this process, I’ve actually been thinking about my design thinking goal quite a bit since late October when we signed up. While I still like the idea of using the design thinking process to help teachers develop practical and useful technology-related goals…

Read More