It’s hard to come up with that the absolutely best thing about #lats09 has been but one of the best is actually getting to meet all the people I’ve been tweeting with and blogging about for several years (PLN). Sitting around the table at the Bloggers Cafe in real life instead of just virtually is [...]
Archive for February, 2009
The NZ Edublogger Crew at LATS09 Originally uploaded by Wesley Fryer This is most of the bloggers/tweeters from LATS09 – we had an awesome time getting to know each other.
DSC03320 Originally uploaded by Wesley Fryer This is such a great photo – I know I haven’t blogged anything else yet but when I saw this I just had to blog it!
A link from someone on twitter took me to this blog post which led me to Shape Collage which resulted in me downloading the app and creating these: (First one is transparent & 32 photos; the second one isn’t transparent & 64 photos) And how about this fancy one! It’s Jo!
I note that Wil Wheaton has just offered a $5 pdf version of his latest book – Sunken Treasure Every year, before the summer convention season gets underway, I pull some excerpts from whatever I plan to release in the fall, take them to my local print shop, and make a deliberately lo-fi, limited edition [...]
If you haven’t read this blog post you really must go read it! http://www.copyblogger.com/winnie-the-pooh-blogging/ Lesson 1: “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” You’ll have to go to the actual post to read the rest!
Vikki has a post with a link to an article on the BBC website about online networking being harmful to health. Which reminded me about the question I’m always asked by my colleagues … “Where do you get the time to do all this online stuff?” My answer is always the same … “I don’t [...]
It’s been a hard week at school – last Saturday a former teacher & friend, Sarah, died unexpectedly. She was 26. On Wednesday a number of us travelled up to Hawera for her funeral. It’s hard to say goodbye to someone so young. It’s hard, in fact, to believe that she’s really gone! And it’s [...]
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I’m always excited at the start of a new year. There’s something about a new class full of students – the challenge to get to know them and their quirks; the challenge to inspire and excite them about learning; and the challenge to stay creative and forward-thinking in my teaching. I spent 5 weeks in [...]