This post is my contributing chapter for the special Connected Educator Month project #edbooknz – an e-book launched by Sonja Van Schaijik. Many thanks to Rachel Roberts for her ‘warm yet challenging’ feedback:) “My seven year old daughter knows that her father congregates with a family of invisible friends who seem to gather in his […]Read More The death of the digital community?
The Christchurch earthquake – and the tragedy unfolding in its wake – has stunned us all. But, in between the stories of bravery, local heroism and national response, there have been occasional moments where something has caught my attention because it is odd or unusual. For me, it was the moment in Parliament on Tuesday […]Read More #eqnz
You know that Twitter has entered your daily subconscious when: 1. It’s the first place you think to go to in moments of excitement…an earthquake (like #eqnz) , a thunderstorm…a new/scarey/exciting experience is a shared one. 2. Talking to strangers seems perfectly normal. There are some great ideas, thoughts, tips and advice out there. Who […]Read More Twitter: 3 ways to tell if it’s part of you
You on Twitter? Then you’ve been there…that moment when you realise that the person you’re following just doesn’t love you back. I’m not talking about “I follow you, so you follow me” (which is just not how it works) but those people (and they’re usually super famous, in marketing, or celeb-types) that hardly follow anybody…but […]Read More Unrequited love on Twitter: are they really worth it?