I am currently reading this book, written by Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn, and Joanne McEachen. Deep learning is my new interest these days and I
Month: January 2018
#BETT 2018; Overwhelmed by size, underwhelmed by quality.
Are you planning a trip to Bett in 2019? A review of EdTech’s largest show, BETT 2018. I was just reminded about the article I wrote
Teaching Scotland’s position on Brexit
Background Election 2017: Scotland’s result in numbers. SNP lost votes in the general election in 2017. The results were heavily influenced by
What Happens in a ‘One Subject for the Entire Day’ Classroom?
This article was published in the Wise-ed-review, by Ms Jyoti Rahaman. I have included the whole article here. I would like to add that when I
Personalized Learning Is a Problem of Privilege
I recently read this article by By Paul France Jan 21, 2018, and in this article, he highlights some concerns I too have with personalized learning. He touches
Twitter for teachers
I recently read an article by @DavidGeuring called Twitter is like going to the Grocery store. It reminded me that it is many years since
3 Ways Leaders Can Support Ongoing Professional Development
I just read this article by Steven W. Anderson where he discusses what he calls the lack of involvement from leadership on the professional development and the
From good to great – the importance of culture and leadership
I have read a lot of articles and books about the impact of leadership dimensions on student outcomes, Vivian Robinson, and Michael Fullan. This time I
Curiosity, why aren’t students asking the questions?
This week I was lucky to be invited to a new school in Oslo, Ullern vgs. They are located in a new modern building connected
A year with Trump, will he get three more?
I recently attended an event arranged by our national newspaper Aftenposten, Trump – Will he get three more years? I have to say, in Norway, there
Establishing a Culture of Innovation Through New Leadership
I recently read this blog post; Why Empowerment — Not Technology — Is The Key To Transforming Education, by Dustin Haisler. In this article he discusses the
What is something your school is doing that is extraordinary?
I just read this article by David Guerin where he describes how they asked the teacher to reflect on a restaurant experience and compare this to
The Problem With “I Already Do That”
I often read the posts by David Geurin and this one really made me think. Because I recently was asked by a colleague if a workshop
Teaching Northern Ireland – Trouble and Conflict
It is difficult to talk about the Northern Ireland conflict without tying it to the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Therefore this lesson plan will include the
Has anyone ever tried?
I love this quote from the movie Breathe, based on a true story. The main character Robin Cavendish played by Andrew Garfield gets polio while