Doubt

I did a 360km-ish kilometre ride on Saturday.  All back roads and as twisty as I can find in the farm-desert we live in.  I was gone shortly after 8am and had a coffee at Higher Ground before ripping up and down the Forks of the Credit.  I was then…

ECOO germination

Whole responses on each to follow, but right now here's what the ECOO 2011 Conference germinated for me:thanks to a question during my Dancing in the Datasphere presentation (which almost 500 people have viewed now!): "has anyone thought though this from a how it harms the students perspective?  Or are…

Cutting Cookies

CBC radio was playing a phone call from parent with a child diagnosed with ADHD yesterday afternoon and I'm having a knee jerk reaction to it.  The responses were based on THIS story.The parent described her child as "energetic, creative and wonderful" but then said, "but he was falling behind…

Dancing in the Datasphere

From the Prezi brainstorming graphical interface: http://prezi.com/mlmks5pq65dz/dancing-in-the-datasphere/If we live in an increasingly data-rich, but resource poor world, what do we need to do as teachers to give our students a fighting chance?There is no reason to assume that Eric Schmidt is blowing smoke.  If we really are generating this much information,…