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To be honest, this was the assignment
I will be honest, when I began this COETAIL journey I really didn’t understand the whole community engagement piece. One of the first things I had to do was get a twitter account and post something?? Yikes! I was 45, and considered myself to be qui
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How can we use blogs as fertile fields for ideation?
I do believe that my thinking helps to push that of others. Sometimes in the way the
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To be honest I started #coetail because of my PLN. There were people I respected and followed that were former C
I recently began the Google Teacher Leader course run by its EdTechTeam, and despite a flustered start due to other demands on my time, managed to complete the tasks, and the final project which focuses on teaching the themes of Digital Citizenship
My big project this year is to lay the foundations of an authentic 'learning community' here at my school. My goals are to highlight and focus on the skills necessary in order to connect to learn, whether that is within the walls of this institution,
I've known since last spring that for the first time in 20+ years as an Educational Technology Coach, that I would have a sidekick. My school has grown to the point where this position was too much for one person. So now we have two!
When Is the last time you told a friend, colleague, or student: "I'll be your audience"?
Last Monday, the third #teacherbookclub chat (Via Twitter) hosted the extraordinary co-author of Launch, John Spencer.
If you are in education and you h
Technology: A metaphorical Enzyme
SAMR focuses on the use of technology in the classroom.
TPACK zooms out and looks at how technology integrates with content and pedagogy.
I'd like to zoom out further to think about
Technology acting as a
I was having a hard time envisioning Project Based Learning, Problem Based Learning, and Challenge Based Learning being used in my Grade 1 classroom. All of the reading I did gave the thinking and evidence behind why these three strategies work. I s
Moving on from just Coetail commenting.......
If I were to be honest and rewind the clock a couple years it has to be said that my personal learning network PLN did not exist in the online world. I am a team worker, I do enjoy working with
One of the significant advantages of being a COETAIL student is the level of community engagement required and encouraged. Any educators at any time can reach out globally yet this wasn't something I really benefited from until