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    What makes a school?

    Is it the building or the school's ethos or it's Mission Statement? Is it the Curriculum or is it the equipment in the building? What is the thing that really matters...People. People are the best resource for any school in the whole world (or any ot
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    At the End of the Day...

    Today I had a profound realization. My students here in Saudi Arabia have been blogging all year with students in a small town in Minnesota in the U.S.A. It has been amazing because they are discovering that they are similar in so many ways and they
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    Classroom makeover as professional development?

    meet our Spacebusters... A few weeks ago, the amazing Maija Ruokanen visited our school.  Here's a recap of what she had to say. With a book club dedicated to #LearningSpaces, there has been momentum growing on campus (check out our Flipboard of
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    Harvesting My PLN

    [caption id="attachment_444" align="aligncenter" width="500"] flickr photo by sylviaduckworth https://flickr.com/photos/sylviaduckworth/16348499401 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license[/caption] To be honest, this was the assignment
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    Oh! Now I get it!

    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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    Sowing ideas one post at a time

    [caption id="attachment_480" align="alignnone" width="640"] abbyladybugPomegranate Seedsvia Flickr[/caption] 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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    It Takes a Village

    [caption id="attachment_297" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Personal photo taken in the village of Cusco, Peru[/caption]   To be honest I started #coetail because of my PLN.  There were people I respected and followed that were former C
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    GTL 1: Global Collaboration & Community

    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
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    Spreading the word...

    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,
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    I'm always better with a sidekick...

      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! Bef
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    On the power of assemblage

    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