Once you stop learning, you start dying - Albert Einstein
Why do we teach?
How do we learn?
What does a successful learner look like?
What does a successful teacher look like?
This kind of questions are fascinating to me. When I think I get to know the answer, I find myself questioning again and answering them in a different way as I move forward in the amazing process of becoming and being a whole teacher.…
A day to go in Week two of 23 Things so a rather rushed approach.
Thing 3: Digital Footprint, reading includes:
It is important for you to think about how you manage your activity online in the context of your emerging professional identity (or identities) and what you need to do to manage an effective online presence and your digital footprint.
Letting go while still feeling extraordinarily passionate isn’t easy, it is a process. I need to take my own advice and trust the process. This year will be a year of reflection and change. I am retiring in June , but still absolutely love what I do.…
For the last few (twelve) years I’ve been a enthusiastic proponent of blogging by pupils. I only actually carried this out in the classroom from 2004 till 2008 when I started work in North Lanarkshire as an ICT staff development officer.…
Today I attended the UIC Urban Forum: Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow and was actively Tweeting quotes until my phone battery went low. I took about 5 pages of notes, which I'll draw from in future articles.
During the last of three panel discussions I created the sketch below.…
September is upon us and the excitement of the new year is here. What a great opportunity to be able to learn, collaborate and plan with others who are as passionate about supporting their students as I am.