Posts by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

Taking Steps Towards Global Competency

Taking Steps Towards Global Competency

By on Dec 13, 2016 in Guest Blogger, Modern Literacies | 0 comments

amplifiEDucation is pleased to share with you a guest post by Robert Schuetz. Robert is a teacher from Illinois, who we have been connected with for years in our online professional lives. His dedication to amplifying his students’ world makes him the perfect ambassador for our mission to amplify teaching and learning. We encourage you to follow him on Twitter...

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Amplify Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Amplify Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

By on Oct 4, 2016 in Modern Literacies, Upgrade Curriculum | 0 comments

Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an online version of someone’s writing journal. In addition, I am talking about Blogfolios, which are digital portfolios on a blogging platform. These blogfolios are: not behind a password protected wall to encourage...

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Amplify your Communication

By on Sep 27, 2016 in Lifelong Learning | 0 comments

Recently, I came across a few articles about change and the speed of change and how we are reacting to these changes. What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet Outrunning Research at the Speed of Change Shifting people in times of Exponential Change I had a few conversations with my mother as well about these changes and her...

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Amplify Reflection

Amplify Reflection

By on Aug 31, 2016 in Lifelong Learning | 0 comments

Cross posted to the Langwitches Blog Reflection is an important component of the learning process. It can NOT be seen as an add-on, something to be cut if time is running short. We have all heard John Dewey’s quote: “We don’t learn from experience, we learn from reflecting on the experience” Reflection also takes on an important role in...

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