The ‘D’ word
my musings

The ‘D’ word

The ‘D’ word … my @oneword2017 Having been alerted to Cheryl Doig’s latest blog post ‘ Exponential Change: Prepare for Disruption’ I was drawn to listen to Sue Suckling, Board Chair  of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), speak about The Future of Education at the SingularityU New Zealand Summit held in Christchurch November of … Continue reading

Yoo-bik-wi-tee
my musings

Yoo-bik-wi-tee

Blog post for #EdBookNZ Ubiquity definition:  Everywhereness Ubiquitous Learning: Learning Everywhere Ubiquitous learning is an everywhere AND anytime kinda thing. The idea of ubiquity is now becoming ubiquitous! New technology has created these new possibilities. Most of us now have the capability of navigating this ‘u-space’ using a variety of device types. As we do … Continue reading

Nga mihi
my musings

Nga mihi

A short but necessary post. It has been 3 years since I started my journey into future focused teaching and learning and 2 and a half years since starting this blog. The motivation came when I realised I was not catering as well as I could for the learners in my class through what I … Continue reading

#educampPalmy
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#educampPalmy

 Attended my second Educamp on Saturday…#educampPalmy. A huge shout out to all the organisers down in the Manawatu and Whakarongo School especially. Lovely to have @leonie_hastings and @maloneynz as company on the road trip. Always a pleasure to chat with educators who are passionate about their work…so much to learn from each other. Shout out … Continue reading

Connected…
new stuff

Connected…

It is ONE year since I discovered Twitter. What a journey. Over this time… I have learnt more than my previous 20 years of teaching put together. I have ‘met’ hundreds of remarkable, supportive, positive people. I have engaged in discussions which provoke my thoughts. I have involved myself in twitter chats which encourage me … Continue reading

AGENCY
new stuff

AGENCY

After attending #EducampHB I came away thinking … AWESOME! LearningMYway is all about ‘agency’. It is the first statement in my explanation of LearningMYway on this blog. Embedded in this concept are those ideas of personalisation and choice. AGENCY was the kaupapa of one of the ‘sessions’ I attended at #EducampHB on Saturday. Presented by … Continue reading