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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EdCampWME & Andragogy

I am currently teaching EDT 520 Methods of Teaching with Computer Technology, and finalizing Unit 2 before opening to students.  The central question in the Unit is How does your knowledge of andragogy and pedagogy enhance your ability to leverage educational...

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Teaching Internationally

Teaching Internationally

In 2011 I was offered a job teaching in Switzerland, and we packed up and moved.  It was an awesome adventure.  We were there for two years, and I often now get asked how we make it happen, so thought I would share. The international season for jobs begins i...

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Science in Second Grade

From: http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/marble-machines Come join 2nd graders who are exploring motion, movement, gravity, and more as they use marbles to learn and tinker.  We are looking for UMF students to help Engage 2nd grade students with questions Mo...

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Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

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