Testing testing! This is our first attempt at meeting face-to-face….online! Using Google Hangouts on Air this is supposed to let me: talk to some of my favourite #BIT15Reads members livestream our discussion record the event for later playback via YouTube Don’t worry if you can’t make it this time, because we’re going to try to […]

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I started the year knowing that I wanted to spend more time helping students to be more visible about their thinking process.  Why? I think we spend too much time evaluating products and not enough time evaluating processes Learning to express yourself is such an important skill Dissecting your own process will make patterns/habits visible […]

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[View the story “Crowd sourcing Psycho using #maODSS” on Storify] Trying to teach about Hitchcock’s Psycho, how Twitter can be used for learning and improving the self-directedness of learning all at once in media arts using the Twitter hashtag #maODSS Storified by Alanna King· Wed, Mar 06 2013 17:22:17

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E contacted me today thinking about career changes, or sidesteps moving from classroom teaching to some of those rarer positions in schools like teacher-librarianship, and asked what are the differences between being a classroom teacher and being a librarian.  Moving into my fourth year in the library, I had a lot to say.  Here’s my […]

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In case I haven’t said it enough, my interaction with Twitter over the past two years, has been life-altering in terms of how I have come to rely on my online professional learning network for support in my development as an educator.  I have been wishing to bring that same understanding to students, and I […]

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