Tag: identity

  • I Am Healed

    I Am Healed

    I am healed, I know who I am, and I know the work God has called me to do. This is a big deal. I have spent the past three decades as a largely broken and wounded human being. I have been a person who was seeking healing, and finding healing, but just taking baby…

  • Identity and Fire Cooking

    The Netflix “Chef‘s Table” BBQ documentary on (now) Australian chef Lennox Hastie, culinary artist at Firedoor Restaurant in Sydney, is an amazing celebration of both cooking creativity and the magical art as well as science of cooking with fire. The episode on Lennox is number 2 in the series: Learn more about him on his…

  • Podcast471: Let’s Talk About Social Identity and FOMO

    This podcast is a recording of a digital citizenship presentation for high school students shared by Dr. Wesley Fryer at Casady School in Oklahoma City on February 27, 2020. The goal of this talk was to encourage students to think more deeply and critically about their own identities, how those identities are shaped, and specifically…

  • Professional Development and Identity

    The best professional development experiences are wonderful because they remind us of who we are: They affirm and support our evolving senses of identity in a complex world filled with mixed messages and lots of noise. In this post, I’d like to reflect briefly on professional development and identity. “The October 2019 #CUDenverLSI Design team…

  • Loquendo nos ostendimus

    I have updated my Twitter header image to include a statement in Latin which I’ve been thinking about now for several years: Loquendo nos ostendimus Latin phrase translated by Brianna Titus Our wonderful 7th grade Latin teacher, Briana Titus, translated this idea for me into Latin. In concise and elegant language, this means: by means…

  • The Dream of Creative Writing

    I have been doing quite a bit of soul-searching in the past few weeks and months, and I have played with several ideas for my future that are worth noting. One of these is my desire to write fiction, to unleash my creative imagination in a channel detached almost entirely from education and educational technology.…

  • Reflections on Comancheria, Identity and Frontier Terrorism

    I never thought much about my own family bloodlines and ancestry until we moved to Oklahoma in 2006. As I got to know teachers and school staff members in my role (at the time) working as an “education advocate” for AT&T, I learned that all public schools in Oklahoma have “Indian Education” programs and students…

  • Identity, Bias, Differences and Change

    In his Velocity 2014 New York Ignite talk titled, “Unicorns and The Language of Otherness” Aneel Lakhani makes some thought provoking points about identity. At 4:04 of the video he states: We have to separate our identities, who we are and who we will be, from who we were, what we have done, and what we…