The discussion in the comments of the last post on resistance and motivation: I know very few people who like change to for the sake of change – most don’t want change in the areas where they n...
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Via Ana Cristina Pratas
"During the past 18 months, after I’ve delivered conference presentations about online learning, I’ve enjoyed the pleasure of answering questions from attendees as well as the opportunity to ask teachers and administrators about their online learning programs. In too many instances, I’m finding that districts haven’t thoroughly worked through a planning process that involved all stakeholders. Nor are districts carefully vetting online resources before purchase."
The College of Education hosted an information session on Monday, March 5, 2012 to discuss the Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. Three doctoral specializations were introduced for the Fall 2012 cohort (Cohort 6). These specializations included Educational Technology, Higher Education, and Bilingual Studies. We had a very good turnout with several students interested in the three specializations.
Practice speaking English with interesting video clips such as Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Address Part 1. Learn new vocabulary and improve your pronunciation in a fun and effective new way.
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When I saw this Glog that features ways for teachers to organize Google Docs for Learning, I thought this would be a great way for students to personalize their learning space. Each student would have a set of templates, resources, videos, mind maps and visual tools to support their learning. Each student could take ownership to their learning based on how they learn best.
Personalized Learning starts with the learner and a Glogster poster like this would be a great starter in creating personal learning environments.
‘Sounds, such as the noise of certain machinery, or the background hum of daily life, have an associative as well as a pure meaning, which can be used to evoke images or ideas relevant to the main substance of what is being taught.
I teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom. A mouthful, I know. So what does that mean? It means I lecture less, and my students explore more. It means that I create a classroom where students encounter concepts, via labs and other methods, before they necessarily understand all the specifics of what is happening.
There are boundless studies that demonstrate that 'the arts' have tangible and measurable literacy and numeracy outcomes. 'The arts' is a way of seeing – a way of being – a way of enquiring which cannot be taught through a ...
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