Becoming a Connected Educator: Reflection on Twitter

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Opening Your Classroom with Twitter and a PLN

Educators are doing amazing things everyday, so why not open the virtual classroom door? Many of use work with a closed classroom door, and the outside world may not be there to cheerlead, or support you when you need it.  Developing a Professional Learning ...

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Virtual Trust Falls and reflections after #ettsummit

Virtual Trust Falls and reflections after #ettsummit

Yesterday I attended #ettsummit, and through some good luck, good choices, and reflection, I am now able to explore some ideas that have been percolating for me about my skills for teaching online, trust, and the power of questions in learning.  I share my re...

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Unlock Innovation #ACTEM16

Exploring potential for change As a teacher, leader, and innovator you often find yourself in the role of initiating change. This hands-on workshop is designed to build on your passion and energy, and take an idea to action plan, through brainstorming, feedbac...

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#yfinnovate Designing for Modification and Redefinition

So excited to join Yarmouth and Falmouth educators today.  We are thinking about how to embrace “Innovator’s Mindset” with @gcouros. The #fyinnovates professional development has been organized to allow choice, collaboration, and creativity.

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Flipped Graduate Class

Teaching online is a great way to try new methods, and think about a flipped classroom.  One strategy I find works very well for students is the use of short videos.  I use these to introduce the content, explain assignments, or share a landscape post after ...

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Teaching and learning with #edtech

Teaching and learning with #edtech

Pedagogy is the art and science of teaching.  This fall my graduate students are grappling with this central concept.  They are exploring how to harness educational technology to support their goals.  During the first unit of the course my students are enga...

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Professional Practice Plan

Central Inquiry Question: What role does learning computer programming play in formal education? My growth: As I think about myself as an educator I bring a lot of knowledge to how we leverage technology for teaching and learning.  I have less experience with...

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Full Circle

Full Circle

I began my career in outdoor education.  For those of you who have participated or taught in such an environment, the power of a human circle for connection, processing, and sharing is an integral element to the work.  As an outdoor educator you spend time t...

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Writing a different #edtech story?

Writing a different #edtech story?

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