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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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The important role of a teacher in the 21st Century Education

The important role of a teacher in the 21st Century Education

By on Oct 25, 2017 in Announcements, Lifelong Learning | 0 comments

So here we are…the 21st Century Education is the “new” way of learning and teaching. What do we mean when we talk about this revolutionary education? First of all, it’s not a new but an adapted approach to this rapid changing world. So let’s take a closer look at this: Teachers used to be the owners of content and the ones responsible...

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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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What do you Want to Know about Blogging?

What do you Want to Know about Blogging?

By on Aug 10, 2017 in Announcements, Professional Development | 0 comments

In a recent presentation at Alan November’s BLC17 conference, I had 60 minutes to share my work and thoughts about Blogging as Pedagogy. I asked participants to share questions they had about blogging via a Google Form at the beginning of the session. While I tried to address as many of them as possible during the presentations, 60 minutes got us only that...

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