Posts Tagged “learner”

Learning is more than watching.

By | March 29, 2011

There’s been a lot of attention paid lately to the resources being provided by Salman Khan and the Khan Academy.1 Salman talks about the epiphany he had when remotely tutoring family members and how perhaps his videos could replace the lectures happening in classrooms across the country. As Salman says: “Our goal is to use […]

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Teachers are learners too.

By | March 22, 2011

I’m just digging in to Jim Knight’s newest book, Unmistakable Impact. Already I’m hooked. The book resonates with the gentle reminder that in order to change education for the better, we must work as partners from a place of mutual respect. Here’s a quote I want to remember and think on further as I think […]

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Lost Arts and Learning

By | December 7, 2009

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I used to tat as a hobby. Five years ago, I started making the piece of lace you see on the tatting shuttle to the left. When Hurricane Ivan hit my home in September 2005, my time for hobbies went away and for a while life became all about getting my life back in order. […]

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Jumping In

By | September 14, 2009

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I’ve moved. I’ve started a new job. I’m (almost) settled into my new routines. And yet. It’s been a while since I’ve shared on this space.  The longer I wait for “the time” or “a good idea” to reveal itself, the harder it becomes to just get back into the rhythm of reflecting and writing […]

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Who’s the teacher here?

By | October 29, 2008

Here we are….9 weeks into our 1:1 rollout with our freshman class.  Short of a few (ok, several…) (ok, 6…) cracked screens from a spate of student mishaps, it’s been a very smooth start. No panicked calls from teachers because of a missing application or software snafus.  No major issues of student misconduct.  Truthfully, I […]

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