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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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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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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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