This blog post is a response for the Ontario Extend Technologist module. " You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." - Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird When I first started my empathy map, I … Continue reading All We Need is a Little Empathy
This blog post is in response to Ontario Extend module for Scholar. What resonates with you about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL)? “syllabus as hypothesis” - I like this analogy because many new faculty that I meet during orientation week have a difficult time creating a syllabus with the end in mind. I … Continue reading My SOTL Plan for Group Work
At this time of year, many people are thinking about the resolutions they are going to make. As an educator, I usually make my resolutions twice a year: once for January (typical time to make a resolution) and again for September when the academic year starts. If a goal is worth having, it's worth blocking … Continue reading The Obligatory New Year’s Resolution Blog Post
I have always prided myself on the ability to curate content but I now realize that I was just simply collecting content. By collecting, I just gathered a bunch of stuff and housed it on my computer. On the other hand, curation is when you handpick content using a certain lens/perspective and add your own voice to it in order to bring value to that collection of seemingly random things. Then, you share it to be consumed by others.
I admire so many educators and influencers. I don't need to look very far for inspiration because I'm surrounded by amazing colleagues that inspire me everyday - I couldn't possibly add every single one of them to my 'Influential Educators' PLN map. I ended up grouping my PLN Map into clusters based on 'location'. Influential … Continue reading Mapping My PLN