Category Archives: Technology

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

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

Dia sin Carro – Bogota’s Day without Cars 2012

This is Transmilenio station Alcalá at rush hour on Thursday, February 2, 2012. This station is located in the north at Calle 136 with Autopista. This is the major transit system in the city called the Transmilenio that travels in a

Dia sin Carro – Bogota’s Day without Cars 2012

This is Transmilenio station Alcalá at rush hour on Thursday, February 2, 2012. This station is located in the north at Calle 136 with Autopista. This is the major transit system in the city called the Transmilenio that travels in a

Why I Think Twitter is Amazing

Many people question the uses of twitter. As a personal user, I originally found it overwhelming and mostly a distraction. Then I set it up properly and decided upon a specific purpose for it, which made it immediately useful. I

Why I Think Twitter is Amazing

Many people question the uses of twitter. As a personal user, I originally found it overwhelming and mostly a distraction. Then I set it up properly and decided upon a specific purpose for it, which made it immediately useful. I

A New Way to Look at the World

My Grade 8 Socials Teacher, Shannon Leggett, is one of my friends on Facebook (and a terrific resource to me). She happened to share this amazing map site with me called Show World which changes the size of the countries

A New Way to Look at the World

My Grade 8 Socials Teacher, Shannon Leggett, is one of my friends on Facebook (and a terrific resource to me). She happened to share this amazing map site with me called Show World which changes the size of the countries

Potlucks Grow My PLN

Last night I held a Potluck Planning Party at my place for some of my classmates from the Bachelor of Education program at UBC. All of us are English teacher candidates so we got together to enjoy some delicious food

Potlucks Grow My PLN

Last night I held a Potluck Planning Party at my place for some of my classmates from the Bachelor of Education program at UBC. All of us are English teacher candidates so we got together to enjoy some delicious food