A new exhibit opens tomorrow morning at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, but it’s probably nothing like the museum trips that you were forced to take on your school trip to the National Capital. It’s called Sex: A Tell-All Exhibition and if the name doesn’t grab your attention, some of the content [...]
So, perhaps the idea of identifying a work of art that somehow expresses your beliefs about teaching and learning didn’t resonate with everyone. So here’s another metaphorical challenge, this one with a more athletic theme: What sport most closely connects with your vision of the teaching—learning relationship? This time, I’m going to jump in with [...]
For the past few years I’ve been a huge fan of TED, the folks that have brought so many inspiring and thought-provoking lectures and presentations to millions of people around the world. Like many others, I’ve come across very few TED talks that have proven to be a waste of my time. In fact, like [...]
In honour of Mother’s Day, here’s one that was used at the end of a church service that I attended today. I had never seen it before. The voice of your Mother, from a Mom’s perspective! It’s the Mom’s Song by Anita Renfroe. Enjoy…Happy Mother’s Day.
My wife and I don’t usually eat dinner in front of the T.V., especially on Saturday nights, the evening normally reserved for our weekly date night. Earlier in the week, however, I received my DVD copy of Touch of Greatness, a documentary about New York State teacher, Albert Cullum, who in the late 1950′s/early 1960′s [...]
4 200 elementary teachers and support staff from across my school district arrived early this morning at the Toronto Congress Centre for one of those traditional PD gatherings that, back in the day, were an annual occurrence. Now, with more focus on the development school level professional learning opportunities, distributed learning networks and PLC’s, not [...]