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No Longer EITHER OR of Technology Integration: It Is About the Learning MIX

No Longer EITHER OR of Technology Integration: It Is About the Learning MIX

By on Nov 30, 2017 in Announcements, Lifelong Learning, Modern Literacies, Professional Development | 0 comments

Many of us have now lived through the adoption of student laptops, Google Docs, cellphones and other technologies in schools. Many people involved may have had mixed feelings about all of the technology. However, a lot of discussion and research has already taken place about the true value of technology integration in the classroom. The old idea of “tech for tech’s...

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A Sense of Urgency in Education Innovation

A Sense of Urgency in Education Innovation

By on Oct 26, 2017 in Announcements | 0 comments

This is a cross post from silvanameneghini.com During the closing roundtable at Graded School Innovate 2017 Conference, Alan November was very emphatic when justifying the urgency for change in education. He mentioned an interview with Rahaf Harfoush, who was part of Barak Obama’s Presidential Campaign. His point was that as social media started having a...

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#amplifiEDUbookclub: My Reading to Make My Ideas Happen

#amplifiEDUbookclub: My Reading to Make My Ideas Happen

By on Sep 5, 2017 in Announcements, Book Recommendations | 0 comments

I am currently reading a book called Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality, by Scott Belsky. I started reading it as an entrepreneur in education, because I wanted to find strategies to help bridge my ideas and the hard work to actually make them a reality. As I am going over the strategies shared in the book, which are based on...

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If Students Learn How to Learn, How Do You Teach Your Subject?

If Students Learn How to Learn, How Do You Teach Your Subject?

By on Jun 19, 2017 in Announcements, Lifelong Learning | 0 comments

If you think back to what made you become a teacher, most likely it was a need to infuse students with values and the passion for your subject. Together with this passion you have for your subject is an entire body of knowledge that you have. For you, this body of knowledge is where you draw inferences from and what helps you make sense of new information in your...

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