Thinking like a Scientist

I’ve been reading a great deal of advice and research on remote teaching, distance learning, pandemic pedagogy, and the like but there is one call from Twitter which deserves reiteration: cite your sources. I think this is important, not only to credit the source of your inspiration, but also to recognize the source of yourContinue reading “Thinking like a Scientist”

10 Things I’ve Learned: a response to Doug Peterson’s Blog

This morning I continued my usual routine of reading blogs and preparing for virtual meetings, trying to catch a digestible drink from the firehose of online teaching resources. I made an attempt to consolidate my learning here: Then I read Doug Peterson’s blog because he has the ability to deliver big ideas in meaningfulContinue reading “10 Things I’ve Learned: a response to Doug Peterson’s Blog”

Falling in love – 31/31 #SOL20

Since I’ve been writing daily, I’ve occasionally lost my sense of time and space which is common when you fall in love. Writing and commenting in this space, where teachers gather and share and comment – this has been my daily anchor – a routine that can be relied upon. And since I’ve been writingContinue reading “Falling in love – 31/31 #SOL20”

Dear Students – 30/31 #SOL20

Dear Students, I don’t quite know where to begin this letter, or at least, this is the umpteenth time that I’ve begun this letter because writing is all about the drafts, which, of course, you already know, because you heard me say this when we were in class. I mean, I know my purpose forContinue reading “Dear Students – 30/31 #SOL20”

Decolonial Dialogues

Supporting inclusive and collaborative knowledge production

Richmond Road

An old man wrestling with the alphabet. And other stuff.

doug --- off the record

just a place to share some thoughts


Reflecting on teaching


Trying to live more thoughtfully and write more freely


Be well, be edified and enjoy!

let's observe

finding energy through art and writing

Portrait of a Primary Classroom

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." – Aristotle