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#DigiLit Sunday Part 2 The Numbers

Beginnings, Part 2

Over thirty-one years of teaching, I didn’t have any “numbers” to support the strategies I chose, but I did continuously reflect on the impact my choices in tasks, groupings, and follow through had on student learning and behavior. 3,324 more words


Workplace Learning is about Performance

In a wonderful post sharing the work that she and her colleagues at Coca-Cola Amatil (Australia), Michelle Ockers outlines the changes that they have instituted to build a stronger bond between work and learning. 34 more words

Social Media

Blogging- why?

My goal and reason for starting this website is to provide open, honest reflections on my experiences as first year educator. It is my hope that this will continue well beyond throughout my entire career as I strongly believe reflective practice is a key to being a highly effective teacher and leader.  127 more words


Personal Learning Networks 101 (#PLN)


A #PLN is a group, real or virtual, of people with a common interest sharing ideas, findings, theorising, challenging and the like resulting in personal development. 399 more words

Learning to Podcast

Podcasts have been a primary source of professional learning for me for many years. I have always wanted to use this tool, and this week, I found two teachers in WRDSB who use podcasting regularly. 105 more words

Educational Technology

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

It’s time, again, to take a look at the roundup of blogs and content that I enjoyed this past week contributed by Ontario Edubloggers.  Please follow along and see the thoughts/insights from these folks. 1,128 more words


A learning space for the return to teaching enthusiast.

A return to teaching heralds a new beginning for many who have been absent from the classroom for a plethora of reasons. A 4th Year upgrade course is available online through the Australian Catholic University for eligible educators. 191 more words