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April 2015 – de-cluttering and disconnecting

I’m not sure where April went. I didn’t blog once during the entire month. Looking back I can see it was a month of de-cluttering and disconnecting. 610 more words

Networked Learning

Why Connected Learning is Catching On

Here’s an article from Remake Learning, a publication from the Sprout Fund in Pittsburgh, PA.

Written by Natalie Orenstein on April 29, 2015

Digital networks are indispensable when educating young minds. 186 more words

Digital Media

Student Book Budgets: The Final Lists

It has been a long road to the final book lists this year, but our student book budget group has done it!  They’ve taken over $4,000 worth of books and narrowed it down to our final order.   895 more words

Student Participation

EDCAMP Millennial - New Teachers Are Different

Most individuals entering the teaching profession today are different.

They’re part of the Millennial generation, born sometime after 1982 and before 2004, and are often referred to as Generation “Y” or Generation “Me.” It is widely believed that each generation comes with a set of common traits and Millennials are known, on the one hand for their confidence and tolerance, but on the other hand for a sense of entitlement and narcissism. 568 more words

Education Transformation

Harnessing the power of connectedness | Growing adaptive experts #ConnectAU15

I recently presented one of the sessions at #ConnectAU15, a huge expo focused on futures thinking and connected practices, with one summit devoted to Connected Education. 614 more words

Education

Navigating across boundaries: openness in higher education #OER15

The OER15 Open Education Conference held in Cardiff last week may be over, but the reflections, connections, and tweets (#oer15) are still simmering. For a flavour of the conference, excellent summary blog posts by Marieke Guy ( 1,950 more words

Reflecting

Model for Using Technology in Schools

GeekWire

By Taylor Soper on April 15, 2015

Located just south of downtown Seattle, the Kent School District (KSD) is certainly unique. It’s the fourth-largest school system in the state of Washington; it’s one of the most diverse districts, with 137 languages spoken; it’s home to a large refugee community given the close proximity to the airport and cheap housing available throughout the area; and it’s a district where a majority of the 27,000 students are on a free or reduced price meal plan. 137 more words

Mobile Learning