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New Course Available! Authentic Analysis of Media in Any Form

New Course Available! Authentic Analysis of Media in Any Form

By on Jan 23, 2017 in Courses | 0 comments

Nowadays, text is no longer the main medium for communication, specially for the younger generation represented by our students. Images and video are the language of communication in social media and on the web in general. The article How Millennials Get News: Inside the habits of America’s first digital generation describes research into how Millennials (born...

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We Want You to Be Part of Our amplifiEDucation Community!

We Want You to Be Part of Our amplifiEDucation Community!

By on Jan 19, 2017 in PLN, Uncategorized, Videos | 0 comments

The amplifiEDucation team is formed by teachers who are currently, or have been, in the classroom. We practice what we preach, so we collaborate across time zones in three different countries. We are just like you, busy between our private lives and our jobs, and we are eager to share and learn from others. So we invite you to become part of our amplifiEDucation...

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New Course Coming Soon! Close Reading and Beyond: Authentic Analysis of Media in Any Form

New Course Coming Soon! Close Reading and Beyond: Authentic Analysis of Media in Any Form

By on Jan 16, 2017 in Courses | 0 comments

Audience: This course is for teachers at any grade level and subject area, who used media in any form to support teaching and learning. Course Description: Envision the reimagining of what “text analysis” could look like in any classroom. What if that analysis went beyond a singular media (text) and we expanded analysis opportunities across multiple types of media?...

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New Course! Simple Steps To Implementing Digital Badges

New Course! Simple Steps To Implementing Digital Badges

By on Nov 5, 2016 in Announcements, Courses | 0 comments

Are you curious about digital badges? Digital badges are an online version of the traditional badges applied to education. Using digital badges you can recognize students’ achievements in specific learning objectives. Students get excited about and engaged with those learning objectives just as they strive to earn badges in digital games. Karin Hallett,...

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We Are Speaking More Languages @ amplifiEDucation

We Are Speaking More Languages @ amplifiEDucation

By on Oct 26, 2016 in Announcements, Courses, Modern Literacies, PLN | 0 comments

Together, we at amplifiEDucation speak more languages! We practice what we preach and communicate across times zones (check our blog post on How Collaboration Across Time Zones Can Work) .  ¡Juntas, nosotras en amplifiEDucation hablamos más idiomas! Practicamos lo que predicamos y nos comunicamos a través de zonas horarias (mira nuestra entrada de blog Amplificando...

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