What is student agency and should we care?

What is student agency and should we care?

The idea of ‘agency’ has been tossed about prominently for the last few years, but seems to be taking a step to the forefront of many educator’s minds once again. Even the PYP programme will be enhanced this coming Fall to more directly address agency and its role....
What can schools learn from skateparks?

What can schools learn from skateparks?

What can schools learn from skateparks? Whilst on my way home from school this week I went past a ,relatively new, skatepark. It was a beautiful day and the park was very busy. There were people on skateboards, rollerblades, kids on scooters, even toddlers on their...

Transformation starts with yourself

Image by Reid Wilson @WayfaringPath   Welcome to another cohort of Coetailers!  Congratulations, you’re one of the cool kids on the block now 😉 I came across this web article by Forbes, via my twitter feed, during the summer.  It is not a new article. The date...

More Ninja than Cookie

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Derek As I cruise through some of the first blog posts of our new Coetailers, there is a common theme running through many of them. People are saying they are overwhelmed by the amount of Technology in the world. They...