Monthly Archives: January 2016

Let’s EMPOWER our Students! #ECGC16

Student voice is the most important voice in education. When I was approached by EdCamp Global Classrooms to feature my class in a session I absolutely could not resist. My favourite conferences, keynotes, workshops and PD sessions are the ones that … Continue reading

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Our Ideas are Only as Good as the People we Share Them With

In an attempt to reflect upon and refine my own Twitter use, I recently blogged “A Little Twitter Etiquette: To Tag or Not To Tag”. I tweeted out the blog in an attempt to get feedback and tagged a few … Continue reading

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What RESONATES with you?

As I was preparing my students to travel on yet another adventure with “Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants” I could feel the excitement building! “Where are we going?” “Who will we be meeting?” “What will we be learning?” … Continue reading

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A Little Twitter Etiquette: To Tag or Not to Tag?

I tend to think a lot. When you ski and cycle as much as I do, there’s lots of time for reflection. Lately I’ve been thinking about how and why I use Twitter. In the spring of 2014 I came … Continue reading

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Snow Math!

With a little innovation and “outside the text thinking” opportunities for math inquiry can be found everywhere. This math resulted from what started out to be a pretty crumby outdoor recess and an age old snow hill problem. Read about … Continue reading

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“STAY OFF THE HILLS!” An Innovative Solution to an Age Old Problem?

The snow had FINALLY arrived and the kids were excited! The only problem was that they couldn’t enjoy it. The temps in Thunder Bay had dipped below -25 which meant “indoor recess” for days. At long last, by second Nutrition … Continue reading

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Innovation… Let’s Chat!

I’ve been thinking a lot about innovation lately and recently wrote a couple blog posts to share my thinking. Innovating 4 Good In the Classroom  chronicles my twenty year journey as an educator and my quest to Make A Difference. … Continue reading

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Innovation: Less Talk, More ACTION

“Innovation” seems to be the new buzz word in education these days. There’s a lot of talk, but talk, ideas, research and plans are nothing without ACTION.  When ACTION begins, innovation happens, change starts and improvements are made. Are we … Continue reading

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Innovating 4 Good in the Classroom

I believe the most important question a teacher can ask is “How Can I Make a Difference?” The most important question a teacher can ask… How Can I Make a Difference? Thoughts? #edtech #edchat #tlap pic.twitter.com/S0eQOP1Cay — Peter Cameron  … Continue reading

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