Coalesced Connections at #etmooc

Overwhelmed. Learning. Connecting. Contributing. Moving forward. However, Ben Wilkoff reminds us that: Please join this vialogue with Ben’s vlog, “Mutually Beneficial Friction: How We Stop Skimming The Surface Of Ideas” which includes an excerpt from Rodd Lucier’s socialcam post, “Like Spokes…

Live Learning

I can’t help it. I’m curious. I wonder a lot. My students giggle when something strikes me as interesting and I MUST discover more. I know it takes time, and that we don’t learn because some one wants us to;…

Inspiration, Innovation, Interaction

Inspired by the innovation of my personal learning network, I choose to continue that interaction that inspires each one of us to become better in some way. Like snowflakes melting and merging into a sparkling clear spear of ice, ready…

Edublog Nominations

Awards? What’s good about awards these days? For Edublogs Eddies, it’s a chance for me to thank the educators who been an inspiration or model for me. Every year since 2004, the Edublog community has sponsored these awards. It was…

Genius: It Takes Time

Why? – Why spend time doing genius hour with your students? Why is it important?A member of my PLN and a friend, Denise Krebs, introduced me to Genius Hour: a time when students find their genius through projects of interest…