Educator Actions to Last a Lifetime

I currently teach graduate level educational technology courses. I like to acknowledge exemplary work by tweeting out the best of the best to my 21,000+ followers.  681 more words


Doy gracias

I recently heard about a “positive vibe” folder filled with lots of positive messages from students, parents, etc. that they added to throughout the year.  When the teacher has a bad day, they open the folder and try to focus on the positives.   1,119 more words

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Why #EdTech and I are changing our brand

I have to be honest with you.

For more than a year, my blogging as iPadwells on the now extinct has focused on education and leadership whilst I’ve  606 more words


Consistency in Marking?

Brief Background on the Provincial Assessment
The Ontario government instituted a provincial wide assessment of mathematics in the late 1990s. To their credit they included open response – shorter answer and longer answer questions and tasks. 526 more words


Why I'm Thankful For Jobs I Hated

After the first week, I didn’t even need an alarm clock. Out of bed at 1:30AM. At the distribution center by 2:00. The papers arrived about 2:30. 896 more words

Professional Development

NCT - “The best is yet to come,” says Nicola Laycock, Great North East Care Awards 2015 winner.

Congratulations to Nicola Laycock, one of our learners at NCT Ltd, who won the Care Home Activity Organiser Award at the Great North East Care Awards 2015! 73 more words

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)