Author Archives: mpalmerston

About mpalmerston

Husband, parent, educator, and student

Reflections on Finnish Lessons

These are my personal reflections after reading Pasi Sahlberg’s Finnish Lessons, created and cross-posted to discussions as part of my Educational Leadership coursework. Pasi Sahlberg in Finnish Lessons focuses on giving a comprehensive description of the education system in Finland by providing a … Continue reading

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Reflections on Dr. Nussbaum’s 21st Century Englightenment

My reflections on Dr. Martha Nussbaum on 21st Century Enlightenment follows: I agree with Nussbaum’s notion that the goal of education is not just to turn out students with skills to drive economic growth, but instead must also be able to build … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Delivering Happiness

I received a copy of Tony Hsieh’s Delivering Happiness: A Pathway to Profits, Passion, and Purpose. The person who gave it to me was spot on with the fact that I would find strong connections to the passion and the … Continue reading

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Infographic: Comparing 1:1 to BYOD

Here is my first attempt at creating an infographic. The content of this infographic specifically compares 1:1 vs. BYOD as a way to help guide my organization’s thinking about mobile learning environments. I appreciate the comments and feedback and have … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Blended Learning: The Flex School Model

A few things came together as I am thinking more and more about blended learning, what it means, and how more traditional programs (traditional teaching models as well as Independent Study) could transform student learning by incorporating aspects of blended … Continue reading

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My Personal Learning Network

My Personal Learning Network is ever expanding, more rapidly now as I leverage more resources online, and as a result, having a greater impact on my personal and professional practice. The following Prezi illustrates how I see my PLN as of … Continue reading

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#ACSATech and #ETMOOC Week 1 Reflections

It’s been a week since expanding my #edtech learning to include both the blended learning #ACSATech Innovative Technology Academy based upon the Leading Edge Certification for Administrators and the Massive Open Online Course #ETMOOC. Both have provided me with similar, yet different, learning opportunities … Continue reading

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