Learning by Design Conference at ISB in Brussels, Belgium, March 16-19 2017

As part of ongoing efforts to spread the word about the #walkwithusproject, I had submitted a proposal to present at the Learning by Design conference at the International School of Brussels in Brussels, Belgium. I learned about it through my UBC MET program, and believed that the conference's themes (engage, empower, connect, innovate) fit with the … Continue reading Learning by Design Conference at ISB in Brussels, Belgium, March 16-19 2017

Cold calls to collaborations, and other tales of connected learning

I'm a big fan of the cold call. More often than not, in my experience, the people I have reached out to in the world of education have reciprocated to the point where some pretty great things have happened. Transformative, even. There was that time I cold-tweeted Dr. Leigh Zeitz of the University of Northern Iowa … Continue reading Cold calls to collaborations, and other tales of connected learning

Friends, Learning, Making and Playing…a Conversation with Kindergartners

"School is fun." "I like playing with my friends." "I like that we go to centers and have fun, and play together as friends." "I love that I have a lot of friends here, and we do a lot of activities. I like learning and reading here." "I like my teachers and my friends, and … Continue reading Friends, Learning, Making and Playing…a Conversation with Kindergartners