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Connected educator. What does that mean?

Connected educator. A term discussed a lot on Twitter. It even has a designated month. But, really… what does “connected educator” even mean? Every time I see it pop up in conversation I imagine a teacher plugged into a electrical outlet charging. 204 more words


Coming of Age as a Teacher

Anna Parisi is course tutor and materials designer for teacher development courses at ACCESS, in Greece. Anna has extensive experience in syllabus design and producing supplementary materials for private language institutions in Greece.  725 more words

Professional Development


The #youredustory journey continues.  Already a keen fan of the power of prompts, I am looking forward to reading and responding to the blog posts of those educators who participate in the weekly #youredustory blog prompts.   322 more words



After a hectic year of change in 2014, I have personally declared to myself (and my family) that 2015 is the year of “consolidation”.  A big part of this is reflection..taking stock, and stopping to smell the roses and of course blogging.   202 more words


Scoopit! Curation - Open to Students Grades 8 and up

This morning we had a blackboard session with students from BC and Quebec all about Scoopit! We learned how to curate Scoopit! titles for educational purposes. 298 more words


How do you want to grow this year?

Happy New Year and I hope you had as satisfying a break as I did!

I achieved about as much as is possible at this time of year whilst my team mates were sunning themselves on a beach (yes, it’s summer for us in the Southern Hemisphere) and am really pleased that I was able to have a social media sabbatical* of sorts.  401 more words

Who is your PLN (Personal Learning Network)?

Have you ever thought about strategically crafting your PLN?  This year I am going to expand mine on purpose which I haven’t done in the past. 675 more words

Learning For Now