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

Surprisingly Awesome

In a world where information and ideas are everywhere, I'm fascinated when people have a healthy obsession with something and go into great detail to analyze and deconstruct a topic or idea. Sometimes it's the topic itself but more often than not, it's the person's enthusiasm for the most minute details that keeps me interested. As a ...… Read the rest