How about we just agree to disagree?

Both mainstream and social media have been obsessed with the Colin Kaepernick story this past week.   At first, it was dominated by surprise and disgust that he sat during the national anthem.   The last few days have seen a major swing, as more people are coming out with statements supporting his right to [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Musings|2 Comments

Who even reads blogs anymore?

Embed from Getty Images Alec Couros recently lamented the loss of the social web, pointing to the loss of Google Reader as the day things started to slide downhill.  It prompted an interesting discussion, well worth a read.   But it also brought back to the forefront this question of whether blogs are even relevant anymore. [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Musings|5 Comments

Foster student creativity with Story Wars

This morning a I saw Ginger Lewman share a link to Story Wars, a collaborative storytelling site.   The gist of it is, somebody writes chapter one (a few sentences, a few paragraphs or longer), and then shares a link out to it.   Then other people can submit drafts to be chapter 2.   [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Web 2.0|3 Comments

Just put one foot in front of another…

Today, I spent my morning at the opening inservice for Skokie/Morton Grove District 69.   I've been to a few inservices over the last few years, but this is the first one that I've attended without working in...  well, it has probably been about ten years!   It was a distinct pleasure getting to start [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Musings|10 Comments