Teacherpreneurs – Connect, Create, and Collaborate (#flatclass Book Club – Part 2)

Chapter 3, Connection, is the first installment of “The Seven Steps to Flatten Your Classroom“. It was focussed on ways teachers and students can create their own Personal learning Networks, using push and pull technologies to make the enriching global connections which underpin their learning, sharing, and collaboration. Despite suffering from severe information overload, there were […]

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An Important Milestone – #RSCON3

The third Reform Symposium e-Conference has broadened my horizons and expanded my PLN. It is hard to describe the Reform Symposium e-Conference, but the words ‘inspiring’, ‘informative’, and ‘insightful’ come to mind. #RSCON3 was a wonderful opportunity to connect, learn and share with new and experienced teachers around the world; and it will have tangible […]

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Am I a ‘Techie Teacher’?

I’m a young teacher with a passion for ICT and modest technical skills; and I’m starting to question how my ideas are influencing my classroom teaching practice.    cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by austinevan: http://flickr.com/photos/austinevan/2296270551/   I’m a teacher. ICT and Web 2.0 are part of what I do I see myself […]

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Looking Forward to #RSCON3

Six months ago, I’d never heard of the Reform Symposium Virtual Conference; the fantastic, FREE, online global education conference presented by teachers for teachers. That all changed when I attended #RSCON11 in January this year; an event which attracted 4 100 global participants, and marked the birth of my Twitter PLN. And, now to my […]

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A Connected Teacher’s Balancing Act

Over the past 6 months, I have invested a significant amount of time and effort building my online Personal Learning Network. In recent times; however, I have come to the gradual (and extremely reluctant) realisation that I need to find a balance in my online interactions. Attribution: Image from the Daring Librarian. Image: ‘PLN_DimSum‘: http://www.flickr.com/photos/43666171@N07/4806404770 […]

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Well, It’s My Story …

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Edna Sackson (@whatedsaid) to share my story about why I became (and remain) a teacher. Overcoming my reservations, and with Edna’s support, I wrote A Teacher’s Story, which was guest posted on the ‘What Ed Said’ blog on May 28, 2011. If you haven’t seen it, you can […]

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