Archive for the 'teaching' tag

60 apps in 60 seconds

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‘World-class’ teacher preparation

When I work with educators, I get asked on a regular basis, “What about the universities? What...
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‘Closed’ v. ‘open’ systems of knowing

I am rereading Teaching As a Subversive Activity, which is a phenomenal book if you haven’t read...
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No wonder nobody wants to come

Ira Socol says: If your school, and your school day, is not about students collaborating,...
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Blab schools

Here’s a video about Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy, a direct instruction school in Colorado...
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Newell-Fonda students decide to ‘be the change’ [VIDEO]

Students take action to make a difference. One of the two-week projects that occurred during the...
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The dignity of the learner comes in second to his or her compliance

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It’s mind-boggling that there are any makers in this world over the age of 10

Leslie Pralle Keehn says: “Don’t turn on the computer until you are told to do so,”...
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When parents want to opt their children out of ed tech

I had a conversation with a parent a few weeks back during which she said something like this: ...
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Adaptive learning

Teacher 1: In the past I have mapped out my school year ahead of time. I’ve planned how long...
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