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Platforms.... and some great blogs.

Oh this blogging platform…. It's super easy and super awesome! I love that typing this little piece of my opinion is being done on something that looks like a blank page in Word or Docs. I can change fonts easilyand add pictures or links too. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE technology in the classroom, in my own personal usage though? I am SUCH a beginner. I seriously can't work the blueray player (and don't really understand the difference between them and DVD's). I love the idea of putting my thoughts out there (Im really working on getting over it anyway) but it would never happen if this was complicated. This disadvantages of mine is that it is hard to find. Or at least I think it is (Which I also love - but won't in the future) and I feel that this could also be because I am using my board account. Also, this might end up being too basic for me in the future. I read other blogs and they are very dynamic and pretty. Mine is just basic. Which is great…

Leading, Planning, Looking for Leaders

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This has been my favourite module so far.  This one applies more to what I do on a daily basis than the other two.  It has been great learning other ideas to put into my practice.  The two most important ideas to reflect on to me were the staff development and the online calendar.  Staff development is hard.  It needs to be embedded in practice, but we need to teach new technology, but it shouldn't be focused on the technology.  Then you have to scaffold for staff to make sure that people who already know aren't getting irritated and those who have never tried it aren't overwhelmed.  It's a difficult balance.  I love the ideas presented by other group members, like the tech lunches, that incorporate learning technology over a really short time period.  Sometimes we all just need to have that time put in front of us.The online calendar was a great way to look at what my goals are for my role for the next ten months.  By laying it out it made me focus on what I want to s…