The Future of Professional Learning Part 2

You may want to read part 1 but I think this post does stand alone. In general, I think professional offerings will be expanded and diversified moving forward. More than ever, teachers are more comfortable with webinars, chats and courses. Since there is currently little to no face-to-face opportunities, it seems participants are more accepting ...… Read the rest

The Future of Professional Learning Part 1

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While the pandemic is raising lots of questions about the future of schools and education and rightfully so, there isn't much talk about the future of professional learning. While virtual conferences and webinars have been around for a while, they only reached a small percentage of educators. Much like the early days of using technology ...… Read the rest

Why Am I Still Using Social Media?

This post was last updated on 2 months ago at 2 months ago

Since the inception of social media which emerged in and around 2005-07, it has gone from something as silly and useless to essential and powerful to dangerous and divisive. Perhaps all of those elements remain in some respects but certainly, the danger and divisiveness is the dominant narrative. If you've watched The Social Dilemma or ...… Read the rest