Rainy Days


Do you remember the old saying about saving things for rainy days?  I had the opportunity to reap the benefits of my own personal rainy day savings yesterday. It was the Minds on Media event in Toronto.  The event was a full day of professional development for over 200 teachers.  There were no traditional sitContinue reading “Rainy Days”

Don’t Do Stupid Things


Isn’t that great advice?  I received it from my parents, I’ve given it to my own children, and I was reminded about this on Thursday night. On Thursday night, as part of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Professional Development event, I was asked to chair a panel after supper.Continue reading “Don’t Do Stupid Things”

Awesome Learners


I couldn’t help but reflect on the OTF / CUE Google Workshop for Educators’ experience yesterday as I continued to apply my own personal learning to a project that I was working on.  Beyond the learning, I started to think about the personalities involved and how lucky that we are to have this group ofContinue reading “Awesome Learners”