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Conference abstract: Twitter as youth voice: How do social media enable us to listen to young people?

This is the abstract from a conference presentation (presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, September 2014). This was a follow-up to the published chapter Casey, Hill and Goodyear (2014) “PE doesn’t stand for physical education, it stands for public embarrassment” Voicing Experiences and Proffering Solutions to Girls’ Disengagement in PE, … 381 more words


Teaching Media and the Downfalls of PowerPoint

It is no secret that I despise teaching from PowerPoints.

I’m an ugly little slide that tells you how to arrange information in a very unattractive way! 696 more words


Day 4: Deep Learning (Fullan and Langworthy)

“The goals of deep learning are that students will gain the competencies and dispositions that will prepare them to be creative, connected, and collaborative life-long problem solvers and to be healthy, holistic human beings who not only contribute to but also create the common good in today’s knowledge-based, creative, interdependent world.” – A Rich Seam (Michael Fullan & Maria Langworthy, p. 539 more words

When to "Tap" in Yoga

VIEWER ALERT: I’m about to yammer on about the relationship between yoga and jiu jitsu, as I sometimes do. But hey, what did you expect? They’re two subjects I spend far too much time thinking about. 1,302 more words



I wrote this in an email to an old teacher of mine and I liked it enough to just put it up here:

Growing Up With Nell: A Narrative Interface for Literacy… 937 more words

Teachers as Changemakers: The Sunshine of my Fulbright Research Project

Today, I get ready for my first presentation about my Fulbright project.  I’ll present with Amy and Tricia at Victoria University of Wellington at 3:30.  As I prepare my notes and my smiles, I can’t help but have my thoughts tugged by the news of Michael Brown’s non-indictment yesterday.   2,843 more words

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