Modern Literacies

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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How to Focus on Learning Instead of Technology

How to Focus on Learning Instead of Technology

By on Aug 2, 2016 in Modern Literacies | 0 comments

I have been working with the so called “technology integration” for the last 16 years, and the biggest debate in the area is around tech skills versus learning. Do we need to teach specific tech skills to students before they are really able to deal with tech projects? Do we as teachers need to acquire technology skills and learn about applications...

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