Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Happens When The Teacher’s Desk Disappears?

Necessity is the mother of invention… or imitation.   This semester, I have a couple of large classes, so I wanted to make some changes to accommodate my students. Inspiration to rid my classroom of my desk came from a video on … Continue reading

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Thanks Tim!

Tim Bogatz was kind enough to include me in his “14 of 2014”, and interviewed me in his post: Colleen Rose.  Many thanks! 🙂  

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Blogging Question for my #edtech PLN

I love blogging.  It’s an excellent way to share your thoughts with others, to collaborate, to learn, to create… etc., etc. My question is this:  is there a platform that makes it easier for high school students to blog? Let … Continue reading

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Show Me

ShowMe is an app that I’m starting to really enjoy.  Even though I don’t enjoy talking a lot, this app makes it easier to speak, because you can illustrate what you are trying to say. In the past, I’ve encouraged … Continue reading

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Cold, eh?

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Living in North Western Ontario is pretty wonderful… but it isn’t easy to smile when it’s anywhere below -30 degrees Celsius.  Right now, we’re in the middle of a deep freeze, making it … Continue reading


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