What Would You Teach?

Here's an interesting question: If all of your standards were erased over night, what would you teach Monday? #edchat — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 25, 2017 Think about that one for a while. Your answer will say a lot about what you really believe about learning and education. I know many would respond with some form or empowering students ...… Read the rest

The Obesity of the Mind

Being a good citizen today is exhausting. Being a good American citizen is a whole other level of exhaustion. Everyone around the world has been hit by the #$I*% storm that is American politics. Every news site and media outlet are dedicated to covering every aspect of the new presidency. If you consume media, even entertainment, ...… Read the rest

Is Sharing Still a Moral Imperative?

The video I created in 2010 for the K-12 online called Sharing: The Moral Imperative remains a fairly widely used bit of content. I was proud of my efforts from a production, content and delivery perspective. Also if you want to see George Couros, before he was George Couros, have a look. That was over six ...… Read the rest

2016 in Photos and Video

Well, here it is, the moment you've been waiting for. 2017 will be my 10th year of taking a photo a day. It's partly an act of mindfulness, partly documentation and by now pretty much a habit. While many people have on occasion, taken on this task, few have done it for as long and I don't ...… Read the rest

The #deanie Awards

Last year I started this on a whim. I decided to make it the second annual #deanie award.   I stated much of what was behind these awards in that post from 2015. Let me add to that a tweet I made for David Truss as he develops a twitter guide for educators. @datruss Don't forget it's called "social" ...… Read the rest