Upgrade Curriculum

At the finishing line

At the finishing line

By on Mar 24, 2017 in 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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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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What are the Best Ways for a Teacher to Engage their Classroom in a Global Conversation?

What are the Best Ways for a Teacher to Engage their Classroom in a Global Conversation?

By on Jun 11, 2016 in Modern Literacies, Upgrade Curriculum | 0 comments

What are the Best Ways for a Teacher to Engage their Classroom in a Global Conversation? If we are looking to talk about best ways for teachers to support their classroom and hence their students to engage in a global conversation, we need to depart from the assumption that the teacher is globally aware, connected and engaged as a learner themselves. The teacher...

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Upgrade & Amplification Exercise and Checklist

Upgrade & Amplification Exercise and Checklist

By on Sep 2, 2015 in Upgrade Curriculum | 0 comments

Cross Posted from the Langwitches Blog by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano The Upgrade and Amplification Exercise slide deck below grew out of the need for companion slides to “21st Century Critical Literacies- Is Traditional Reading and Writing Enough? Once you know of the NEED and URGENCY of updating your curriculum and instructional repertoire to give the critical...

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