It’s 2018, isn’t everybody digitally literate? Digital literacy may seem like a default skill in 2018, and it is if you define it as being able to use the internet and other digital tools. I, however, would argue that true digital literacy encompasses more than just the ability to use [...]
From SEO to strategy, 5 key things I learned in my first semester studying digital marketing.
A weekly post sharing some of what I've been reading and watching throughout the week. The clues to a great story (TED Talk, Andrew Stanton) Make me care, 2+2, wonder. A great talk about telling great stories. An Ode to Toronto FC (Jeffery P. Nesker, Waking the Red) In Bez [...]
The first in a new weekly series sharing some of what I've been reading and watching throughout the week. The Power of Sharing Your Story With Students by Beth Pandolpho Educators are human beings too, the more you show this the more successful your students' learning experience will be. Being [...]
Foreward I debated whether or not to write anything to share publicly. Out of respect for my terms of employment, for the respect and privacy of those in the communities I visited, out of fear of saying the wrong thing, and to not just be another white person taking up [...]
"Role models really matter. It's hard to imagine yourself as something you don't see." -Chelsea Clinton The Oxford Dictionary defines a role model as ‘a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated’. Despite this seemingly clear and simple definition, it is often widely debated whom and [...]
There's a lot of things that baffle me about this crazy world we live in. And I don't mind not understanding it all. But there's one thing that's been really bothering me for a while now, and it's something we need to have a discussion about. And that is, how many [...]
Back on September 1st I dragged me, myself and 97 pounds of luggage onto an airplane bound for Quebec City. A few days later I was dropped off at a house full of people who don't speak english, and life has been flashing by ever since.
"Go play your trombone, go be bossy, and go show 'em what you've got."