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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Engaging Elementary ELLs with Mobile Technology

My Presentation for Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Conference 2016

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Understanding and practicing digital leadership

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Teaching Matters

Yesterday I was pleasantly surprised to find two fresh copies of Teaching Matters, a collection of essays from the faculty and staff at the University of Maine at Farmington in my mailbox, and to see my essay The Landscape of Digital Learning included is a pri...

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Creativity

I sometimes feel wired for productivity and closure of projects.  I excel with this aspect of life.  However, I am working towards embracing and practicing my creative energy as well.  In reading the Design Kit: The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design, th...

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Draft Protocol for Adopting New Tools

There is an ever-increasing number of options of instructional materials – including books, devices, and softwares, that may support learning goals.  As district leaders are considering these options, it is important to align resources with district vi...

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Resources on Proficiency Based Education

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