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Improve your learning fitness

I’m lucky enough to be writing this week’s post from a hotel room in Washington DC as I’m making my way to the 2015 ISTE conference.   597 more words


thank you Heather Daly and BCTLA

Thanks to my BCTLA, fellow TL members and President Heather Daly for your thanks and good wishes. OMG I can’t believe it! What a journey. My career as a teacher since 1980 has been varied and rewarding. 920 more words

Library Update

Climbing the teaching mountain - a reflection

So I finally reached my summit. After 35 years of teaching, I’m hanging up my teacher gear- bag, tools and first aid kit. I write perhaps with with far too much sentimentality but with sincerity. 2,265 more words

Library Update

#AusELT chat summary: Mixed feelings about Twitter? And other social media questions (5th March 2015)

This chat took place in March 2015 and started out as a very meta chat on Twitter about Twitter. You can read a complete transcript of the chat… 2,261 more words

Professional Development

Discussing Personal Learning Networks with Pearson's 'In Conversation' series

A few week’s ago I was interviewed for Pearson’s ‘In Conversation’ series. Here’s the premise behind the series and this interview;

In Conversation is a monthly series where we chat with some of the leading thinkers and thought leaders in the education space.

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Why is it more important than ever before to intentionally build a PLN?

In today’s global organization, virtual teams are scattered across the globe.  Teams interact via social tools and platforms, use Lync for meetings, conference calls to talk over issues and update each other via social networks, and emails.  406 more words