#nled Digital Identity, Digital Leadership

This week, in #nled, principals in the Western Region are meeting f2f. ¬†At one of our sessions, we are learning about the connections between the networked lives of our students, and their mental health. The slides for the session are shared below. ¬†Thanks, in particular, to Dr. Alec Couros for posting his slides on Slideshare. […]

Comfort Zones in Exponential Times

We cannot let the comfort zones of educators limit our children. Reliance on paper-based textbooks creates enormous workflow for children who need a digital format. Banning cell phones in response to inappropriate use ignores our negligence in ever teaching children to use mobile devices effectively. How do our adult practices limit children in 2017? From […]

Mental Health as a Priority: What’s Digital Identity Got to Do With It?

Recently I have been fortunate to be asked to present at two different venues (Refresh2016 in North Bay, and the DSBONE Professional Learning Day) on the importance of understanding how digital identities impact mental health in teens, and where we as educators can find resources. Here are the reading slides for this topic.