Digital Literacies: Using Digital Images

The gap between where we are, and where we want to go, is a useful framework to help illustrate the need for change. As I work to lead learning in this area, the “Mind the Gap” image is very useful.       How do I ensure that I am using a copy of the […]

A Decade of Connecting – 10 Years on Twitter With My #PLN

10 years ago today, I created @fryed on Twitter. Twitter opened up my world. It was my first real experience with the read-write web – web 2.0, which gave people the power to contribute to the network, to build understanding together, to question thinking, to share with the world. As a mom, travelling to take […]

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 […]

Cell Phones

Do you feel it now? There have been so many predictions about the increasing pace of change, the volatility and uncertainty in exponential times, and ย the ambiguity in how to make good decisions. It’s been a year since Canada’s Digital Talent Strategy was released. It’s a very different time now than it was in March […]