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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…

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.

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.