Modern Literacies

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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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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At the finishing line

At the finishing line

By on Mar 24, 2017 in Announcements, Guest Blogger, Modern Literacies, Upgrade Curriculum | 0 comments

amplifiEDucation is pleased to share with you a guest post by Rahila Mukaddam. Rahila  is a BPYP Teacher at the American International School of Kuwait. She is a PYP educator on a lifelong learning journey , a reflective risk-taker, a #CoETaILer and the co-host of #ISTEIntSch We encourage you to subscribe to her blog, Step-up in the World of Tech, and connect with...

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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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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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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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