Category Archives: Being Connected

Becoming a Connected Leader & Learner – The Journey

If there is no sharing, there is no learning (David Wiley) Over the last year, I have focused on becoming a connected leader and learner. Through Twitter (@kfilane), Facebook (Holy Angels School), Instagram (@hasrocks), and blogging I have been building … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Using Google Drive for Collaboration

Day 20 – How Leaders Use Google Drive for Collaboration    Since our Board uses Google Apps for Education (GAFE), we have incorporated Google Drive in it’s collaborative nature throughout our Board.  We have set up different groups: SNCDSB Lead … Continue reading

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Day 19: Collaborating with Google Docs

Day 19: Collaborating with Google Docs          A few years ago, our Board (Superior North Catholic) became a Google Apps for Education Board (GAFE). We started using Google Drive and Docs, and our Technology-Enabled Learning and Teaching … Continue reading

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Day 18: Collaborating Online

Day 18: Collaborating Online        Collaborating online has become something that has become very important to my learning.  Since I made the commitment to become a connected learner, I have interacted with so many amazing people – people … Continue reading

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Day 17: Photo Sharing with Flickr

Day 17: Photo Sharing with Flickr        Have you ever wanted to share and access beautiful images?  Flickr, an image sharing site is an option.  You can save your own photos to Flickr (once you sign on and … Continue reading

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Becoming Connected – Day 16: RSS Feeds

Day 16: RSS Feeds             “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” ~ Confucius This quote seems to sum up things quite nicely for me lately.  I seem … Continue reading

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“30 Days To Getting Connected” Update

Originally posted on Becoming a Connected Learner:
As a leader and a learner, I have come to realize that I learn best with and from others. In completing my Principal Qualifications (PQP), the area that I have chosen to focus…

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Day 15: Commenting on Blogs

Day 15: Commenting on Blogs “The most important practice in becoming connected is dedicating time” (Donna Fry, OSSEMOOC) We often ask our students to share their thinking and learning with others, but do we model this practice our self? I … Continue reading

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Day 14: Twitter as a Curation Tool

Day 14: Twitter as a Curation Tool    On the journey to be connected, I have been following @OSSEMOOC’s 30 Days to Getting Connected, and I have been sharing my thinking and questions using my blog.  Being almost half way … Continue reading

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Day 13: Curating with Scoop.It

Day 13: Curating with Scoop.It   Being a learner, you need to realize that you can’t know everything, and when you have an opportunity to try something new, take it.  I’ve heard of Scoop.It before, but I have never used … Continue reading

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