Lifelong Learning

When a Blogger Writes a Book: Amplifying Analog Writing

When a Blogger Writes a Book: Amplifying Analog Writing

By on Jul 2, 2017 in Book Recommendations, Lifelong Learning, Modern Literacies | 1 comment

I have been writing, writing, and writing. I have been writing a book! I am co-authoring a book with Janet Hale titled Documenting Learning: Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable, and Amplified. The book will be published in early 2018 by Corwin Press. We have handed in the first manuscript and are awaiting the first wave of feedback from reviewers....

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How are you dealing with 21st Century Education and Technology Integration?

How are you dealing with 21st Century Education and Technology Integration?

By on Jun 27, 2017 in Announcements, Courses, Lifelong Learning | 0 comments

It is no secret, we are already living towards the end of the second decade of the 21st century. The terms “21st Century Education” and “Technology Integration” have been buzzing around for a while and you know that you, as an educator, need to be involved to stay relevant when it comes to transforming teaching and learning. The big question...

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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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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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