Writer, photographer, Teacher, Technician, UAV Pilot

About Tim Kingfisher UAV

A Quiet Mind

A conversation a colleague tole me about a while back:   Teacher to student:  "You look pensive" Student: "No, I'm just thinking..."   *** Before the break we were discussing reflective reading practices in a senior English class.   Students had a real hate on for journal writing while reading.…

Photoboarding

Thanks to @fitfatman I now have a working term for an emergent student behavior:PHOTOBOARDING: an emerging student response of taking pictures of in-class notes from overheads or the board, rather than writing notes.In a senior academic English class we began a unit on short stories.  The instructions were complex and…

If you don’t use the tools, the tools will use you

@GlblCanuck posted this on our school email today: I especially found the last paragraph interesting - a Silicon Valley execs reasons for sending his kids to a school where computers are not allowed in the classrooms.http://ideas.time.com/2011/10/26/why-digital-literacy-will-never-replace-the-traditional-kind/?iid=op-main-ledeI'm most of the way through The Shallows and thinking about this as well.At teacher's college one of…
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