Author Archives: rogersvlle

About rogersvlle

Thinking about learning leaders and adding the internet and Its elements to their working worlds.

Communities of Learning Networks

Communities of Learning (CoLs) as Networks These generalisations about networks for learning are mine as a New Zealand educator and may not necessarily reflect the views of educational groups I am associated with. Here are some thoughts that underpin the … Continue reading

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School Should be Fun

For many years I have wondered why we educators have not made sure that learning at school is fun. School goals and purpose all to often seem to be too grandiose and defined in educational terminology – “students achieving their … Continue reading

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Our Unique Value as Educators

George Couros has opened up a line of thinking that needs encouragement in our New Zealand setting – in his Being a Void that is Felt┬áhe stresses the need for each individual teacher to view themselves as uniquely valuable and … Continue reading

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Questions When School Leaders are Exploring

In my last post about persisting with questions I focussed on problems and negative things. What about exploring questions and actions to grow school capacity and thinking about change? As a leader are you being told what you want to … Continue reading

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Questions when doubtful?

This focus point jumped at me as I read the Business Section of the New Zealand Herald on Friday 3 February; Kate Jorgensen, Kiwi Rail CFO – “my real lesson is that you get an answer and something in your … Continue reading

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Publish for Possibilities

Digital citizenship is loudly proclaimed across compulsory education in New Zealand but do we know what we want it to be? Do we work to ensure it opens up possibilities for our school students and leaders or do we tread … Continue reading

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Curation: What is it and why is it important?

First published in NAPP My Portfolio 31 January 2016 – added to WordPress July 3, 2016 Curation sounds awkward. How does it add value to learning for us as leaders? Steven Anderson sheds light on curation – by making it … Continue reading

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