Recent articles, elsewhere

I’ve been writing some articles on Special Education for Examiner.com, thought I’d publish some links to the articles I’ve written so far. Enjoy! (and I am shamelessly asking for some comments on the articles themselves as I have yet to receive any! 🙂 ) Special education resources in Ottawa and other areas July 4, 2011… Continue reading Recent articles, elsewhere

Social Networking and Life-Balance, do we even know what that is? Responding to Angela Stockman

**originally published on 2011-02-20 07:51:20** A long while ago (we’re talking 3 months people!), Angela left a meaty, thought-provoking comment on my post Why are we arguing that social networking does not have neg. effect on school & learning?. I apologize for not having acknowledged it, let alone responded to it, when it was made!… Continue reading Social Networking and Life-Balance, do we even know what that is? Responding to Angela Stockman

Social Networking and Life-Balance, do we even know what that is? Responding to Angela Stockman

A long while ago (we’re talking 3 months people!), Angela left a meaty, thought-provoking comment on my post Why are we arguing that social networking does not have neg. effect on school & learning?. I apologize for not having acknowledged it, let alone responded to it, when it was made! The past few months have… Continue reading Social Networking and Life-Balance, do we even know what that is? Responding to Angela Stockman

Why are we arguing that social networking does not have a negative effect on school & learning?

**originally published on 2010-11-20 09:10:44** Here’s the article from the BBC for context: Social networking ‘damaging school work’ say teachers In reading through my twitter feed, I read many educators who seem angry about this article by the BBC. Some say kids have always wanted to connect with each other, this is no different. Others… Continue reading Why are we arguing that social networking does not have a negative effect on school & learning?

Facing up to Facebook

Over the past couple of weeks I have been hearing and reading about stories to do with facebook in (and out of) schools. At schools in Quebec and Ontario, students are being suspended for things that they are posting about their teachers and principals on facebook. These are the same kinds of things that students… Continue reading Facing up to Facebook