Math and the Limitless Mind

A couple of years ago, while participating in the third season of #IMMOOC (Innovator’s Mindset Massive Open Online Course), hosts George Couros and Katie Martin had Jo Boaler on episode 1, which was the first time I had gotten to hear her speak. It was […]

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“Just” #ISTE in Philly

Everything happens for a reason, right? I loved how my Uber driver reminded me of this when he was bringing my best friend Nycol Didcote and me back to the airport last week. I’m not an Uber expert, we actually don’t even have Uber where […]

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Creating the Best You

Meeting the needs of our learners is a complex task. First, it’s important to consider those we serve, to really get to know them and build relationships. What I did last year won’t necessarily work with my students this year, and vice-versa. Constantly adjusting our […]

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What if I kept my promises to myself?

Last week, I got to spend some incredible time with Katie Martin, author of Learner-Centered Innovation. While Katie and I have known each other since the first round of #IMMOOC (which was two years ago), and have continued to develop our friendship since, we had […]

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Knowledge is not Power

We’ve all heard the saying “Knowledge is power” and although most people tend to nod in agreement, upon further reflection, I would argue that knowledge itself isn’t power… it’s what you do with it that’s can be powerful (or not). When I think of this, […]

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