Today marks just 16 days away until the big event…the most stellar education technology conference in Ontario: Bring IT Together #BIT16 As such, I’m going to revisit 16 of the best conversations we’ve had inside TVO’s TeachOntario. I enter into this idea with the same ideas that support #BIT16Reads: to grow through my professional reading […]
We’re midway in our August book “Creating Thinking Classrooms” and author Garfield Gini-Newman has agreed to join us for a lively discussion on this topic: How schools need to refocus the goals in order to better prepare students. Join us here live at 2:30 ET or via the Twitter stream at #BIT16Reads .
I attended TEDxKitchener last weekend and the first speaker of the day, Dina Pestonji, reminded me that learning has multiple entry points. Likewise, our online book club #BIT16Reads has multiple entry points. Here are some of the planned places where you can jump in: June 1, 2016: Begin discussing Participatory Culture in a Networked Era […]
I’ve only read Chapters 1 and 2 (and 10) in Garfield Gini-Newman and Roland Case’s Creating Thinking Classrooms, but I can feel the foundation of my beliefs, the pillars of my teaching and the roof of my practice shifting. I’m looking through two of my school roles as I read this book. Firstly, I have to […]