What are the 3 qualities you admire most in your favourite school administrator ever?  Here’s what our group inside TeachOntario said: “…openness, approachability, and excellent communication skills, an understanding of academic subjects, a belief in trauma-informed classrooms, and a positive, trusting attitude towards their teachers.  I have had Principals whom I knew “had my back,” […]

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George Couros’s book is immensely read-able…his writer’s voice is intensely genuine and although there are big ideas that he presents, the reader never feels overwhelmed with jargon.  So in a nutshell, George does quick recap of the first two parts of the book: Innovation is creating something better…the key to doing that is developing relationships.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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