5 Steps To A Connected Classroom

One of my absolute favorite things to talk about is the power of global collaboration –┬áboth for teachers and for students. It’s amazing what you can learn when you start connecting yourself (and your class) to others around the world. So I’m really looking forward to hosting my next Eduro Learning Facebook Live session this…

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Made in Japan

Alex and I have always wanted to go to Japan and we finally managed to organize a trip there for our Songkran (Thai New Year) holiday a few weeks ago. We’re pretty well-traveled, so normally I wouldn’t think one of our vacations is worth a blog post, but this trip had something special: my PLN….

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Why Conference?

I love learning. I used to love professional conference too – mostly because they were a great place to learn. But, last weekend, at our regional teacher’s conference (ETC), I made a realization, well two, realizations: 1. I get more relevant, interesting, and informative information via my PLN than I could hope to get at…

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A Home-Grown Connection

Over the past few weeks of organizing and hosting K12Online LAN parties, reading about Seth Godin’s new book Tribes, and following the various blog posts from the Connectivism & Connecting Knowledge course offered by George Siemens and Stephen Downes, I have made a bit of a realization: As much as I love working with students…

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KinderKidsDraw!

Having been a middle school teacher for most of my career, I have to admit the littlest kids were my biggest fear when I accepted this elementary-focused position. But, oh, they are just so adorable! No matter what happens during the day, the moment I walk into the kindergarten classroom, or they come into the…

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