Knowing What Resonates

“@TheJLV: Everything @pernilleripp says right here. Being connected is not all fun, either: http://t.co/kD2cXnYBqk” Truth in every sense! — Rafranz Davis (@RafranzDavis) October 5, 2014 Although I have always been an enthusiastic reader, the variety, pace and range of reading that I do now astounds me. After one year of full intellectual contact with online… Continue reading Knowing What Resonates

Why It Is Unlikely That I Will Ever Become a Curriculum Guru

Most of the 20+ years that I have taught have been dedicated to elementary Physical Education.  When I am in the gym, scrambling to shift and adjust equipment between classes, playing my eclectic mix of 70’s –  90’s pop, and doing a cartwheel on my way to pick up the next class, then I am… Continue reading Why It Is Unlikely That I Will Ever Become a Curriculum Guru

The Disconnect amid so much Connection

Just recently I willingly labeled myself a “lurker” in order to describe my social media engagement as an educator.  A lurker is someone who reads, follows, observes online conversations and postings and chooses not to publicly engage by producing output.  I adopted the term because I felt that it best captured my own approach to this… Continue reading The Disconnect amid so much Connection

Lurking, listening and proud of it

This post is a shout out to a fellow educator whose thoughtful insights on what it means to be “connected” helped me put my own professional/personal online activities into context.  I first encountered an article by Rafranz Davis in the following way: A twitter link posted by Tom Whitby on Oct. 2nd led me to a blog… Continue reading Lurking, listening and proud of it