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Not Yet, But Soon

I have been reading many blog posts and tweets on expectations for ourselves and our students and I continue to look at the power of “Yet” as a place marker for moving on. Two post from my archives that continue … Continue reading

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Leading by Learning – Building a Hut

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license I’ve spent the last few days on Year 4 Camp at Camp Sunnystones. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect with students while completing a range of unfamiliar activities. … Continue reading

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Just Make – Documenting Play and Exploration in Robotics

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs I have been wondering for a while about all the hype around the Reggio Emila Approach, an early childhood program that focuses on relationships, documentation, project work, personal expression and active listening. … Continue reading

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What did they learn?

*this is a re-post from my blog. This post is about my 9 IST 2014  Game On project originally premised on the notion of making the world more humane (see links for related posts). This was essentially a project-based learning approach (PBL) and it … Continue reading

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Inquiry and the Culture of Permission

I have noticed a pattern in the last few years – the teachers that get the best out of students are the ones who develop a culture of permission in their classrooms. These are the classrooms in which you can … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives on Learning and Failure

I’ve written two blog posts recently on ‘Shifting Learning‘ and ‘Learning and Failure‘. Both have a lot to do with learning through inquiry. First, here is the presentation description that I shared for the 2013 Reform Symposium Conference. Below, I’ll … Continue reading

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Tension leads to learning

I am very proud to announce that I have just presented at my first online conference, RSCON4.   As an educator, I’m always trying to put myself into the shoes of the learner and this online experience has taught me more than ever … Continue reading

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