Category Archives: Learning

FlipGrid: A Platform to Crowdsource Reflection, Metacognition and Perspective

I recently learned about this platform, FlipGrid, and am very enthusiastic when I think of the potential it can bring for teachers and learners. The idea is quite simple. An…

Letter to my Granddaughter’s Kindergarten Teacher

The moment, I have been dreading is here. The feeling of Déjà vu … the feeling of I have been there …done that… My granddaughter is starting Kindergarten next week!…

Computational Thinking and Learning for Little Ones

Every grandmother dotes on her grandchildren. I am no exception. Over the past four years, I was able to witness my granddaughter Elena’s growth and in particular observe her learning….

Amplify Reflection

Reflection is an important component of the learning process. It can NOT be seen as an add-on, something to be cut if time is running short. We have all heard…

Top 10 Innovation & Collaboration Thoughts

A buzzword is a word, that is frequently used and fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Currently, innovation seems to be such word in the educational…