Monday Mentions – 19 December 2011

December 19, 2011 at 12:00 am | Posted in Monday Mentions | Leave a comment

Favourite blog posts from the past week (in no particular order):

  1. From The 12 Most – This one is self explanatory: 12 Most Innovative, Inspiring, and Unmissable TedTalks.
  2. For all you bloggers out there (and those who want to get into blogging) here are some good thoughts for writing blogs also from The 12 Most: 12 Most Standard English Rules to Break When Blogging.
  3. Something to think about from The Innovative Educator: Could the key to teacher effectiveness mean dropping certification requirements?
  4. A look at Digital and Global Citizenship from Educational Origami.
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Monday mention – 12 December 2011

December 12, 2011 at 12:31 pm | Posted in Education, Monday Mentions | Leave a comment
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I haven’t done a Monday Mention for awhile, and hopefully I’ll get back into it.

Today I just wanted to share a blog that I read this morning. It focuses on the state of New Zealand education. It’s a good read from Principals, teachers and Boards.

From the Leading and Learning blog: Something all principals ought to have written to their students parents

 

Monday Mentions – 26 July 2010

July 26, 2010 at 9:00 am | Posted in Monday Mentions | Leave a comment
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Well I better get back into this after the July holidays… so here are my favourite posts from the past week.

Stand Up if You are Average…Anyone? This is a great post about labelling our students Gives you something to think about and makes good sense. From Blogging through the Fourth Dimension.

Looking for some different search engines? Top 10 Search Engines from Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero.

Who are the millenials? This a an interesting post about those people who are young adults as we entered the 21st century. (This would make me a millenial.) Make sure you click on the graphic that’s included and have a look at the data given. From Derek’s Blog.

Great Video – Study Like a Scholar, Scholar This is a clever, funny video about studying – in the library. From Free Technology for Teachers.

Monday Mentions – 28 June 2010

June 28, 2010 at 9:00 am | Posted in Monday Mentions | Leave a comment
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I’ve been pretty busy this week writing reports and working on new resources so I’ve not done a lot of blog reading. So here is my 2 favourite posts of the past week from the blogs I follow:

1. Yeah, You’ve Got Problems. So Solve Them. A blog post about answering the questions about ‘not having enough time’, ‘not have the technology’ etc. From weblogg-ed.

2. Are Wiki’s Dying? An interesting post about the future of wiki’s. From The Thinking Stick.

 

Have a great week!

Monday Mentions – 21 June 2010

June 21, 2010 at 9:00 am | Posted in Education, Monday Mentions | Leave a comment
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My favourite blog posts from the past week…

1. What TCol doesn’t teach … – A YouTube video linked from Greg’s Blog – principal (le?) learning.

2. Digital Citizenship – Cellphones – This is an interesting blog post about cellphones in schools. Students have cellphones at school. What should we be doing about this? From Educational Origami.

3. Top 100 technology blogs for teachers – The link in this post are probably what you are after more – From The Pursuit of Technology Integration Happiness.

4. MeeGenius – Online books for kids to read and personalize. From iLearn Technology.

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