Category Archives: Social Networking

I’m “standing on the shoulders of giants”.

Over the past two years, I have been inspired by the creative activities, sharing, and reflective feedback of members of an important learning community. Digital Storytelling (or DS106) is a free, open online course hosted at the University of Mary … Continue reading

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“Sharing Is Caring” – A story worth re-telling!

Although this tale has already been documented in my earlier posts, this powerful, inspirational story needs to be regularly shared with educators and their students. Alan Levine (aka @cogdog) has challenged DS106 and ETMOOC participants to share “True Stories of … Continue reading

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ETMOOC – Who is Brian Metcalfe?

The Educational Technology and Media MOOC has invited all participants to introduce themselves by stating: We would like you to introduce yourself to #etmooc. Declaring your identity, through letting us know a bit about who you are, will help participants … Continue reading

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Learning – Motivated by MOOC Madness

I believe in serendipitous learning. For those educators who are connected online, or consider themselves to be part of a professional learning network or  PLN, such learning opportunities present themselves with regular frequency. Readers who have followed my blog for … Continue reading

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Jess McCulloch: Poetry, Pedagogy and Passion

Jess McCulloch is an innovative educator from Melbourne Australia. Through her creative Rhyming for Teacher Learning endeavour, Jess used crowd-funding to help raise travel funding to attend this past summer’s UnPlug’d educational summit in Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DdOCrFFZd4] I … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-10

MB educators looking for ICT-related P.D. should investigate "Tools for the 21st Century Educator" (July 9-13) – http://t.co/fXASEM4u # #DS106 participants might be interested in how Miles MacFarlane (@milesmac) engages Grade 8 students with Minecraft – http://t.co/joex8Dw4 # "7 Habits … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-03

"We Day" returns to Winnipeg Oct 30! – http://t.co/ts7oefoG Involve your students in this amazing initiative – http://t.co/2XTWgGSY # "Learning in Public"-Great discussion & sharing facilitated by @shareski & @courosa at ManACE AGM tonight. Thanks for opportunity to learn! # … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-27

@jessmcculloch Hope u attend UnPlug'd. I'd love a poem on importance of sharing ideas & resources in education. May I share poem in my blog? #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-20

May 15th – Join world & take a photo about "Home", "Work" or "Connections". Take a picture today to inspire others http://t.co/hEEPeRuM # Just helped @jessmcculloch get to #UnPlugd12 See how rhyming Australian educator hopes to raise funds – http://t.co/etLWdZE7 … Continue reading

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ManACE Annual General Meeting – May 29th

The Executive of the Manitoba Association for Computing Educators (ManACE) are to be congratulated. They have arranged for Dean Shareski and Alec Couros to present “Learning in Public” at their AGM. As outstanding educators, this “dynamic duo” from Saskatchewan plan … Continue reading

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