A Word in Progress with Derek Rhodenizer
So, Derek Rhodenizer is trying to write a book that unpacks, challenges and interrogates some of the familiar words that are used in education. Words like collaboration, relationship, collegiality and grit. The exciting thing for us is that he’s doing it ON THE RADIO. Join Derek and guests each week as they poke and prod at one more word in the modern canon of education jargon.
I've been fortunate to walk alongside Derek Rhodenizer since the start his latest Sunday night program on voicEd Radio. A Word in Progress seeks to dig deeper into some of the words that have become part of our discourse as educators. They are all very familiar. They...read more
It's Sunday afternoon and Derek Rhodenizer, host of A Word in Progress, is likely getting ready for this evening's show. It's one of my favourite times of the week—a chance to dig a little deeper and thinking a little more critically into the language that we use in...read more
On Wednesday morning, the country woke to the news that Gord Downie had passed and the ensuing outpouring has been nothing short of phenomenal. There have been stories told, songs sung and moments remembered. Even those of us who would claim only a tangential...read more
I can't remember when it was that I fell in love with words but I knew I was pretty young. It was a passion that was noticed by a few of my teachers but, for the most part, kept to myself. The four years of Latin that I took in high school allowed me to realize that...read more