The Good Old Days

It's not my birthday. More on the photo in a bit. Today I was introduced by Jennifer Cronk as someone who has been around the world of edtech for a while. She's right. I started blogging 10 years ago, opened my twitter account 9 years ago. That's like a 100 in normal people years. It's odd ...… Read the rest

Joe Bower

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Today a Canadian hero in education died suddenly from a massive heart attack. Joe Bower as a middle school teacher from Alberta. He was 37 years old. I almost didn't write this since some folks had already written about Joe. But then I realized the more people know about Joe and his work, the richer his ...… Read the rest

2015 Year in Photos/Videos

This completes my¬†7th year of taking a photo a day. Inspired originally by D'arcy Norman, who is 2 years ahead of me, It remains as just something I do. Like Alan Levine, I do occasionally miss a day, but not more than a handful a year. In addition, I like to create a compilation of my ...… Read the rest

2015: My Year in Numbers

20 years ago, we would have a New Year's Eve party and send our kids to their bedrooms to sleep and be quiet while the adults partied. This year, my kids had parties and asked us to go to our bedrooms and be quiet. Circle of life? Not sure, but it did give me time ...… Read the rest

The #deanies

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What are the #deanies? Simple. They are a prestigious award designed to recognize the very best in education. Or maybe not. As with much of my goofiness on twitter, this started on an impulse. I'm not 100% sure what triggered it but I think I was reading my stream and someone posting about an award they ...… Read the rest