TeachingSagittarian

Sharing my experiences & thoughts

Preparing For Learning – Part I

As I focus on documenting FOR learning, I'm thinking about how I prepare FOR learning - in particular, preparation for professional development sessions with educators. I'm looking forward to working with MS and HS teachers in Malaysia for two days next week on...

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iPads and the SAMR Model

I recently had the privilege of working with teachers and assistants at a local school here in Two Rocks as part of an ongoing professional development plan for 2014. The staff were about to begin their learning journey with the SAMR model and their new 60+ iPads...

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K-12 2013 Online Conference – Has Begun

If you're not already aware of it - the K-12 Online Conference (organised every year by a committee of amazing people and contributed to by a set of more amazing peoples) has begun for the 2013 year.  This year's theme is a beaut - Transforming Learning. Each week,...

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CoETaIL Online Cohorts Beginning Soon!!

Only 11 Spots Remain! Online Cohort starting on September 9th: Taught by Kim Cofino, this will be our first September start online cohort. There are only 11 spots left after pre-registration on the website. Be quick to grab one of these last remaining spots! Click on...

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Cloud Storage

I've been storing my documents, files and photos online for a while now.  My number one option is Dropbox.  Just recently I signed up for 100MB of storage (at $US9.99 a month) to help me transfer my work laptop files to my home laptop files before having to hand in my...

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Apps to Start the Year

It's almost the start of year for some so here's a few apps you might like to try whether you're a one iPad class, a 1:1 class or it's just you and your iPhone and a document camera.  Love that there are ways to integrate great apps in your classroom regardless of...

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Site Update & URL Change

To reflect the change in my professional life and in an effort to curb the extraordinary amount of spam I seem to be getting lately (188 in 3 days!), the URL of this blog is about to change slightly in a few days. If you're an RSS subscriber, or a faithful reader (and...

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Motivational Statistics

Eeek! Last post to this blog - September 29, 2012! Motivated by a spam comment notification received on my iPhone and not being able to spam it (for whatever reason) like I usually do on my phone ..... prompted me to log into the backend of my blog on my laptop....

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iPad Apps to Try Out

We are currently using 3 iPads in our Grade 3 classroom - and loving them!  Wish we had more - but we are making the 3 work for us.  Recently, I was able to share some "must have" apps with my colleagues - it's immensely enjoyable when you inspire people with a few...

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