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September #1

It’s September 4 today. End of week 36. At the risk of sounding like an old woman with curlers in her hair, time really flies! So let’s not waste any of it and dive right into this week’s newsletter, which deals with an interesting topic: connecting. The idea is not new; there’s no point in … Continue reading September #1

September #2

Oh, Spring. Warm sunny days, birds chirping, flowers blossoming. As I write this, I’m looking out my window and see absolutely none of this. But hey! Spring has arrived, even though it’s done so in a very un-Spring-like fashion. So you might as well snuggle up with a steamy cup of coffee, tea, mate, or whatever … Continue reading September #2

October

Iktsuarpok, an untranslatable word from the Inuit language. It basically means “to go outside to check if anyone is coming.” That was probably the feeling you had when there was no newsletter in sight for almost a month. And no, my fingers did not freeze in the coldest Spring since 1963. Chances are you are … Continue reading October

December

The year’s ending and the closer we get to Christmas, the more work we have to do and the less energy we have left. At least, that’s the case for me. So get your panettone ready, set the Christmas shopping list aside for a second, and read through the last newsletter you’ll get this year. … Continue reading December

November #1

Last month I gave my last workshop of the year. The feedback I received from you was quite positive and I want to thank you all. Those who came and those who wrote wishing they could. I feel very blessed to be surrounded by such inspiring and motivating teachers. Thank you again. I have decided to … Continue reading November #1

August #2

I’m kicking off today’s newsletter with an announcement. It’s moving day for me! I’m leaving Google’s blogging platform (*gasp*) and I have set up the new blog here. All the old posts and tutorials have been imported, but you’ll notice the content is more organized and reader-friendly than before. You are welcome to stop by and give … Continue reading August #2

August #1

Hey, there! Welcome to your dose of ed tech tips. All good things must come to an end and here we are, back to work. Ready to tackle this second semester with all your might? This week’s topic is security. I came up with it when I attended an eye-opening workshop on online security at … Continue reading August #1

July #2

Hey, there! Welcome to your dose of ed tech tips. Wow! The winter holidays have finally arrived with the promise to recharge our batteries for the second semester. I hope they deliver. I sure need them. I’m writing this today to keep last newsletter’s promise of telling you more about TED talks. With their slogan … Continue reading July #2

July #1

OK, let’s dive straight into today’s newsletter. We learn something new every day, right? It’s an old maxim, true. But in a world where innovation is pervasive such a concept becomes more appropriate than ever. This is one of the reasons that drove me to write these biweekly newsletters: to share with you those new things … Continue reading July #1

June

I am invading your inbox once again to share my ed tech newsletter. A few months ago, I came across an interesting experiment involving change. It is called the Monkey Experiment or Paradox and it goes something like this. Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a … Continue reading June

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