Digital Wellbeing: Citizenship and Awareness

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During our second session at Cohort21, we sought to develop some essential questions that would help to guide us towards a topic of importance and that might also be urgent. In my previous post, I highlighted the need for more attention to be focused on the middle division students at my school and the possible…
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Designing an Online Blended Course : Year 2

Forgive me Cohort21 for it has been a little while since I last posted. Today I wanted to talk a little about my action plan for this year. I have decided to extend my work from last year. Last year, I developed a course for boys that used the principles of David Allen’s Getting Things…
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Hey Remember Me? Cohort21 v2.0

I am so excited to be a part of the Cohort in the capacity of a coach this year. Last year I spent a lot of time exploring David Allen’s GTD techniques and applying them to the systems we use at my school, particularly Google Calendar. This year I have yet to decide whether I…
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Response: Is the flipped class model here to stay?

Friday afternoon, my brain slowly burning out from another week of information overload and a new tweet grabs my attention. I find myself mustering up enough energy to quickly respond to the question posed by my colleague. Is the flipped class model here to stay?  I thought I could answer the question in a succinct…
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We Are The Champions, No Time For Users!

Gathered in a room on an early Saturday morning sit 30 champions, ready to learn, lead, and be champions for technology in education. What struck me that morning was how enjoyable the experience was and how energized and exhausted I felt. In David Williams’ The 7 Secret Traits Of Enduring Champions he outlines some qualities…
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