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5 EdTech Tools in 5 Minutes: Episode 8

Okay… so it’s less than six minutes!  During June and July (and almost August), I put the 5 in 5 screencasts on hold.  Well, it’s that time of year again. 109 more words

Classroom Activities For 1:1 & BYOT

Can we move our students from consumers to realistic achievers?

The scenario is a painfully familiar one…

For the last two decades the scholarly study of “academic entitlement” and its relationship to the higher education experience has yielded some important insights. 1,166 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom

Hole in the Wall #2 - Making use of SOLE

As I continued and completed my reading of Beyond the Hole in the Wall, I very much enjoyed Sugata Mitra’s explanation of Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLE) and the proposed benefit they can have on educational development, but I found myself continually questioning how Mitra’s ideas could translate to my particular students. 435 more words

EDTC 6431

Learning Technologies Bulletin 10: Formative Assessment

This bulletin focuses on the possible use of ICT tools to conduct formative assessments in classrooms. Formative assessments can enable learners to interact with assessment in multiple ways – through writing, drawing, speaking, listening, phyically moving, designing and carry out explorations. 490 more words

Good Practices & Innovative Ideas

Top 5: what administrators need from their teachers

After a great article from ASCD on the top 15 things teachers need from their administrators by Ryan Thomas, I was intrigued to create a similar list for administrators’ needs from teachers. 615 more words

Professional Development

Take-aways from EDU 6978

I feel like there are several things that I can take away from this class. The module video and readings this week focused on Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). 698 more words