Firstly, I would like to apologize to one and all for this rant; and it is most definitely ‘a rant’. The crux of my rant will centre on this driving question: ‘Why do so many educators choose the easy path?’ I for one am certainly not innocent of having been short sighted or focused onContinue reading “My Mission Statement!”
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I’d rather be a farmer!
From the ages of 17 to 22 years old, I spent numerous Christmas, Easter and Summer holidays working in a variety of factories. I have worked in furniture factories, crisp factories, video-packaging factories; I have even worked in slaughterhouses. During my time in these factories, I worked in various locations found inside most modern factories. These included the assembly line, the packaging zone, theContinue reading “I’d rather be a farmer!”
I want to work with you!
Does connectivism have a real shot at being a true learning theory? Yes! Well…mainly yes! As the new coordinator of primary history at our school (sorry if you have read any of my previous posts where I have mentioned this numerous times) I would argue that connectivism is now an essential part of a school’s structure. Let me beginContinue reading “I want to work with you!”
The People Collector!
“Experience has long been considered the best teacher of knowledge. Since we cannot experience everything, other people’s experiences, and hence other people, become the surrogate for knowledge. ‘I store my knowledge in my friends’ is an axiom for collecting knowledge through collecting people.” Karen Stephenson quote taken from Connectivism a learning theory for the digitalContinue reading “The People Collector!”