Excellent post by @Sspellmancann on how to combine two important concepts… teen mental health and digital citizenship.
Living Aware … Living Informed … Living Empowered.
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|The Purpose Economy
N.B.: This post is duplicated in the #slowchatED blog.
I’m excited to host a #slowchatED discussion… on finding purpose within education the week of June 9, since it’s a topic I’ve become very invested over the course of this past year. Continue reading
Ronald L recently shared with me a link to Nicholas C. Burbules’ article The Limits of Dialogue as a Critical Pedagogy (2000), which explores and challenges “the claims made on behalf of dialogue as an inherently liberatory pedagogy”. It takes Burbules over half of his document to get to his primary issue with dialogue as a pedagogical strategy, but basically, he is troubled by how dialogue in… Continue reading
As #DCMOOC progresses I am continuing to reflect on the meaning, impact and importance of the digital world for both my students and myself.
This week I took Alec Couros` recommendation and read through Danah Boyd’s digital book ITS COMPLICATED: THE SOCIAL LIVES OF NETWORKED TEENS
As a school counsellor, I appreciated Boyd’s attempt to give a voice to the teenage perspective surrounding social media.…
The Business School, Disrupted article in Sunday’s New York Times goes well out of its way to avoid labeling HBX (the pre-MBA online program preparing for roll-out through Harvard Business School) as a MOOC. Rather, the article places HBX in contrast to the MOOC, and presents the MOOC in terms of Clayton Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation.…
In this podcast episode I explore how it is that we communicate about new projects that we are working on. I pose the question of how we defend those new projects, promote good things that are happening within our schools and districts, and how it is that we engage people in the process of conversation and communication so that it garners their attention.…
Special thanks to Jay Vean, who made this happen in Cherry Creek. I can’t wait to see more schools adopting this model for their PD.
Redesigning Education Through Technology: The EdCamp PD Model: Have a Go
Last week my colleagues and I organized a morning of powerful professional learning for an elementary school in our district.