Here is where I am

The last post? Sound the trumpet? Maybe, maybe not. I don’t see this as the end of the beginning but rather as the end of an action/reflection process that is part of a much longer journey. This image helps to remind me of something we talk about as we evolve our programs – each step we […]

Sight and Light

How might we… use a variety of strategies to engage all learners and to build creative confidence? For now, we see through a glass, darkly… – from an old letter While trying to address my “How might we…” question, I have been puzzling over how to capture the magic of Reggio-inspired inquiry with my Grades […]

Mirror rorriM – Face to Face2

I have enjoyed our session on design thinking and action plan work today. My thinking has changed in lots of ways but especially with regard to where student input and choice comes in – as “users” and “choosers” of the learning processes we plan. I used to think that my teaching partners and I had […]

Reach Out

Back in the day, before cell phones made us nearly always message-able if not totally  reachable, the answering machine was a big deal. It was a little disconcerting at first as many people talked to the machine’s voice before realizing they had to wait for the tone to leave a message. I remember my Dad’s first […]

And so it begins…

Lao Tzu – The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. I am all about the learning journey, and I have started on a big one today at Cohort21. I learned a lot, mostly about how far behind I feel with things like Diigo and Twitter. I find it interesting that I was a […]