Category Archives: A Thought

Simply whats on my mind at that time

Becoming a Connected Educator: Overcoming Implementation Dips

Considerations for Becoming a Connected Educator As human beings we always experience implementation dips. I’ve lived in that world now for a few years and am getting ready for it again with our third child.  I vividly remember each of … Continue reading

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The Learners vs. The Learned: Which one are you?

This past summer I had the very fortunate opportunity (with my good friend and colleague @triciainter) to spend two days with the fine people of Miles College talking about Leadership and Learning in an Age of Networked Intelligence.  It was a … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eye on the “Prize”

Since September 2009, I have been immersed (I mean really IMMERSED) in my studies at Fordham University’s Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy program. If you have been in a doctoral program, surely you have heard the statement – “Keep Your … Continue reading

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My Second Life

So I made it through the first week of school and was feeling pretty warn out from all the action.  I was looking forward to just relaxing on Sunday with my wife and catching the NY Jets and Brett Faivre.  … Continue reading

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Back to School

With each new school year I become more and more anxious and excited for a new set of learning opportunities.   When I say learning, I refer to my one on one interactions and digital interactions with my fellow administrators, teachers and of course our students.  On … Continue reading

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Should We Be Teaching Web 2.0?

I can remember the first time I used the Internet for research.  I can remember the first time I connected with others and created my new network for learning.  That was back in the late 90’s.  It was an empowering … Continue reading

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Frontline: Growing Up Online by PBS

This post is going to be short and sweet!  Frontline: Growing Up Online by PBS.  Perhaps you can share this with the non-believers! It tells both stories…what conclusions do you have now? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline/   GOT THOUGHTS?   

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