With the ‘end-that-isn’t-an-end’ of this YouShow gig, I’ll be moving my blogging over to my main site at merelearning.ca. Hope to see you there. Big thanks to Alan and Brian for their work!
I attended a conference last weekend and was particularly interested in the breakout session on critical thinking by Dr. Matthew Etherington, who recounted his experience at a recent education conference where he attended a panel discussion on critical thinking. One of the pronouncements made by one of the panelists (a longtime teacher educator) was that […]
Part of the application of my learning during YouShow has been designing a connected professional development course for our OLFMs in Open Learning. I have taken a great deal of what I’ve learned here about RSS and general WordPressing and applied that knowledge to the course and I am grateful for Alan’s and Brian’s openness […]
Source I learned of this activity from Colin’s post. Description A student posted her introduction as a voice-over PowerPoint. My Thoughts It was great to hear her voice and see images. I want to think about connecting with my students early in the course in a similarly engaging way. I also like the way that […]
Today was my annual lesson in authenticity. I’ve spent since November 7 riding my rollers a couple times a week to try to keep my legs about me. creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-SA ) flickr photo shared by CulturalVertigo It is actually a little less fun than it looks, but it is better than riding […]
Took a little photo safari today with my youngest son and only daughter. Son #1 decided that the couch was preferable to enjoying the spring weather…oh well, maybe tomorrow. Anyways, the purpose of our little adventure was to get up into Petersen Creek Park in Kamloops and let Selah experiment with longer exposure photography. Surprisingly, […]
I have a bit of a weird relationship with the arts. I appreciate the beauty of a wide variety of music, architecture, literature and such. I married a woman with a degree in music whose major instrument throughout her degree was voice, but who is also an accomplished pianist and can play a guitar, a […]