Silver Linings

Back in January, things were looking pretty rosey. I was on track with the COETAIL final project, tech integration was growing at a fantastic...

Tech Integration Treasure Hunt

Next year I will be integrating technology with Grades 1 through 5, as well as Grades 6 to 12! I find working with younger...

Synergy in Virtual Learning

At some point during the current COVID19 pandemic, I decided that I needed to escape the daily onslaught of horrible and depressing news from...

Blended Learning Buy-In

It has been quite some time since I was last in an offline classroom; 2 months and 28 days to be exact. And in...
Fortune Teller in Neons

Bold Predictions

Last year, I was asked by a teacher to deliver a series of lessons based on the concept of students making bold predictions and...
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Virtual Learning Survival Guide

Today is February 16th, 2020, and instead of looking out at the Shanghai skyline (not much to see from my third-floor apartment), I am...
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Course 4 Final Project

My thoughts went straight to a media unit on music videos, not only because I just started teaching it half-way through Course 4, but...
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Keeping up with The Pedagogies

There are more resource links than Black Friday discount deals this week on COETAIL! Nevertheless, I managed to wade my way through them all,...
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Cast Away

I feel that some of my students struggle to break out of the shallow waters of learning, out into the deep! They might be...
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Destination Deep Learning

I am all too happy that we are driving the change, given that the destination is deeper learning; I just hope my passengers don’t...