One Word for 2020: #OneWordEdCan & #OneWordOnt

It’s 2020 and we’re back to school! Across Canada, many of us have had a couple of weeks to pause and reflect on the past year, and consider our goals for 2020. But as we dive back into the fast pace of work in education, how will we meet our own learning needs, to build […]

Flourish #oneword2019 #onewordONT

For 2019, the word that I will keep at the centre of who I am and what I do is FLOURISH. I recently wrote about flourishing as part of a blogging challenge: What do you need to flourish? For me, 7 hours of quality sleep in fresh air, freshly ground coffee, and a morning run […]

#ONEWORDONT #ONEWORD2017

Back in August, Carlo Fusco invited me to speak on his podcast about my education passions, and the things that were keeping me up at night. (The podcast can be found here) In the podcast, I quickly outline my concern about the gap between what I see happening in schools, and what we need to learn […]

We are Half-Way: How’s Your #OneWordOnt?

In January, we asked educators, “What’s your ONE WORD for 2015?”.  In Ontario, we used #onewordont as a hashtag to collect the ideas, and Julie Balen created a word cloud to share. So how’s it going?  Six months in, is this word still a focus for your work? Today I am thinking a lot about my […]