Three Questions With
016 Stephen Wilson
I was walking through the lobby of the hotel and heard my name being called. It was Stephen and several of his colleagues from Northern Ontario. We have been Twitter friends for some time and this was our first chance to chat face to face. I also thought it was a good time to interview Stephen and have him share some of the great things going on in Northern Ontario.
014 Megan Lowe
Megan is an Australian who has made a home here in Canada. I met up with Megan at the CanConnect Conference in Niagara Falls this spring and took the opportunity to interview her. Have listen and learn about Megan's involvement with TEDed and her awesome project.
015 Brock Baker
I met Brock Baker through a mutual friend and we spent some time discussing the OwnYourEd Conference. Learn more about Brock on Twitter @birdsintowords or at http://www.ownyoured.ca
012 Alison Bullock
Today I interviewed Alison Bullock (@aliringbull) over breakfast. We talked about her passions and she taught me that knitting was 11th century coding. I always learn something from Alison, have a listen and you might too.
010 Lisa Floyd
Over the Christmas Holidays, I had a chance to travel to London, Ontario to enjoy a Brunch with some of the inspirational educators in the TVDSB. In this interview I had an opportunity to speak to Lisa Floyd (@lisaannefloyd) who is doing some amazing things in the area of Computational Thinking and Coding with students.
011 Derek Tangredi
This is the last in a series of interviews I conducted over the Christmas Holidays in London, Ontario with some of the inspirational educators in the TVDSB. In this interview I had an opportunity to speak to Derek Tangredi (@dtangred) who has a background in Engineering and has pioneered the Maker Movement into his teaching.
009 David Carruthers
Over the Christmas Holidays, I had a chance to travel to London, Ontario to enjoy a Brunch hosted by David Carruthers (@pluggedportable) who is a Technology Coordinator with the TVDSB. During that time we shared some excellent food and conversation. This is the first in a series of interviews with some of the inspirational educators in which I had an opportunity to speak with. In this interview David discusses the power of Social Media.
007 Jamie Reaburn Weir
CATC by the Water is a WRDSB Professional Development retreat for teachers to work with other teachers to develop and refine good pedagogical practice. My second interview at CATC by the Water was with Jamie Reaburn Weir (@msjweir) who is the Head of English at a High School in Cambridge Ontario. Jamie explained to me her passion about collaborative learning.
008 Donna Fry
At the end of the first day of CATC by the Water I caught up with Donna Miller Fry (@fryed). We spoke about technology and education. As well as how the world is changing and that as educators, we need to be looking at ways to prepare students where Info Tech is going to be very important.
005 Alanna King
On July 13, I participated at our local Twitter Chat #PubPD. There were 14 of us discussing the value of coding in schools both "IRL" and on Twitter. One of the people I had the opportunity to speak with was Alanna King. I asked her 3 questions and she shared with me her passion on participatory culture and critical thinking. You can find out more about Alanna by following her on Twitter https://twitter.com/banana29 Thanks to https://twitter.com/MapleSyrupEDU for organizing the event.
004 Teresa Dunat-Banks
Today I spoke with Teresa Dunat-Banks, Head of Special Education, about students with special needs and how the physical space can enhance student learning. You can find her on Twitter @tdunatbanks
002 Scott McKenzie
For my first interview, I met with Scott McKenzie at a local diner. Scott is a teacher with the WRDSB and I asked him questions about what he finds important in Primary Education.