Technology vs The outdoors!

I’m one of those people who think too much and, which doesn’t help my sleep pattern, when I get something in my head I find it hard to shift it until I have given it plenty of thought. Now, I want to make it clear from the outset that I am not trying to be controversial with this waffle, I’m more just thinking out loud and wondered if anyone has any answers to the questions I present. Got you curious? Well this week’s waffle is all about not going outside to learn…

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My Retirement Speech

There is always a time within your professional career that you begin to wonder what you are doing and why you are doing it. Although I am passionate about teaching and learning, where I am actually doing it is always a constant dilemma for me. Spending a week within school working with both students and children on mathematical assessment activities I once again find myself consider where I should be. After a discussion with my dean of faculty about life and learning he directed me to an activity at the end of chapter one of a book by Peterson called “A Primer in Positive Psychology”. The activity requires you to write your own legacy and so…here is my retirement speech.

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The joy of reading with technology

It was half way through the week that I thought I would write this waffle but I have been trying to decided whether or not I am enough of an expert to actually waffle about the topic. Initially it was going to be about the joy of reading and or books, but I thought, after reading an online article, I would also put some technology in there as well. So if you are sitting comfortably and with a humble apology to all you literacy experts out there, I shall begin.

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