Questions and Questioning Frameworks

Thanks to the lovely Karen Bonnano and her company Eduwebinar, I was invited to present a webinar focusing on questions and questioning frameworks for inquiry learning. Having had the opportunity to teach Inquiry Learning as part of the Master of Education course at QUT last year, I was more than happy to spend time discussing […]

Supercharge your PLN: Part Three

There is a lot of discussion these days about creativity. How it is one of the most important qualities needed in a rapidly changing world. How we need to revolutionise education so instead of crushing creativity, it is nurtured. There are debates as to whether creativity can be taught and if so, how?. Sir Ken […]

How do you connect?

Following up on my previous post explaining the theoretical underpinnings of personal (professional) learning networks, I have put together a two part vlogcast and created an infographic to capture some of the information I have gathered through my doctoral research exploring how teachers experience professional learning through personal learning networks. My findings have revealed the […]

Supercharge your PLN – Part Two

Following from my previous post, which explored how you might use hashtags to supercharge your PLN, this post will continue looking at ways to enhance your learning through the PLN, this time exploring the importance of connections. Learning through a PLN is inherently social. If we listen to what George Siemens and David Weinberger say, […]

The Symphonic Magic of the PLN

Some might say that a symphony orchestra represents a type of magic. Here are a group of (very talented) individuals, each expert players of their own particular instrument. When they play alone, they make beautiful music. However when they join together within a concert hall, led by a conductor, what they create is nothing short […]

Choosing a Curation Tool

After my previous post regarding the place of curation in a busy person’s life, I have been asked by several people about which curation platform to choose. Obviously there are plenty of tools out there, and each has its benefits and disadvantages. The choice is dependent upon personal preference (some tools you will like, others […]