Category Archives: Teaching & Learning

Punk Rock and Sharing in an Open Society

Being a teacher is the best job in the world, but sometimes it prevents me from having the punk rock lifestyle I dream of living (if I could stay up past 10PM more often). Case in point: I had to

Punk Rock and Sharing in an Open Society

Being a teacher is the best job in the world, but sometimes it prevents me from having the punk rock lifestyle I dream of living (if I could stay up past 10PM more often). Case in point: I had to

Strength Through Teaching Diversity

As a teacher, I don´t get my excitement from preparing students for exams, or discussing grades. I know they are part of my job,  but they are not part of the reason I became an educator. When people find out I

Strength Through Teaching Diversity

As a teacher, I don´t get my excitement from preparing students for exams, or discussing grades. I know they are part of my job,  but they are not part of the reason I became an educator. When people find out I

Virtual Reality – my first impressions of the potential

It was just a typical Friday night spent in a burnt-out office killing zombies, rescuing friends from a monster-filled labyrinth, and enjoying the view from the top of Machu Picchu. Okay, so maybe it was atypical, but all of this

Virtual Reality – my first impressions of the potential

It was just a typical Friday night spent in a burnt-out office killing zombies, rescuing friends from a monster-filled labyrinth, and enjoying the view from the top of Machu Picchu. Okay, so maybe it was atypical, but all of this

My Top 5 EdTech Predictions for 2016

I predict (or at least hope) that these trends will reach more K-12 schools in 2016. I want students around the world to interact with the newest technologies and think of innovative ways to use them. Trend 1: Virtual Reality

My Top 5 EdTech Predictions for 2016

I predict (or at least hope) that these trends will reach more K-12 schools in 2016. I want students around the world to interact with the newest technologies and think of innovative ways to use them. Trend 1: Virtual Reality

Why I Want my Students to Write on Medium

I want my students to be readers and writers. Essentially, I want them to be communicators. That sounds simple, but it is actually quite complex,especially once you try incorporating the nuances of the world in which we live. This isn´t

Why I Want my Students to Write on Medium

I want my students to be readers and writers. Essentially, I want them to be communicators. That sounds simple, but it is actually quite complex,especially once you try incorporating the nuances of the world in which we live. This isn´t

Move to Brussels

I haven´t been blogging in a very long time. However, I still read other people´s blogs on a regular basis and would like to join the conversation. My life has completely changed since the last time I wrote a post.

Move to Brussels

I haven´t been blogging in a very long time. However, I still read other people´s blogs on a regular basis and would like to join the conversation. My life has completely changed since the last time I wrote a post.

I am in Bogota and I am a Narcissist

A quick Google search for the term narcissist turns up an article called How to Spot a Narcissist. The first line is: At the core of extreme narcissism is egotistical preoccupation with self, personal preferences, aspirations, needs, success, and how

I am in Bogota and I am a Narcissist

A quick Google search for the term narcissist turns up an article called How to Spot a Narcissist. The first line is: At the core of extreme narcissism is egotistical preoccupation with self, personal preferences, aspirations, needs, success, and how