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I’m Flipping OUT!

No doubt there are those out there who would argue there is only one “true way” to define a flipped classroom effort. To those of you (and you know who you are) who find offense at what I am about … Continue reading

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Promoting the Learner Profile @Your School

I was going to call this blog post, Create a Student Content Generated Learner Profile Website for Your School But that sounds way academic and I want people to actually read this. If you are a PYP, MYP, DP (or … Continue reading

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Web Design Made Easier: From the Elementary Classroom to the White House

I say easier because, no matter how easy the process of web creation can be made, the creation of an effective, attractive, user-friendly design that meets a high standard of functionality will always take time. As an ICT Specialist in … Continue reading

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Back to the Future (again): Return of the Master

As a former student of political science, one of the biggest lessons I derived from my studies is what I call the pattern of the pendulum. The swing from right (conservatism) to left (liberalism). “Forward” thinking to “back to basics.” … Continue reading

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Project-Based Learning at High-Tech High

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Project Based Learning

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Backwards Planning Post: A Project Based Learning Unit, Explained Backwards

The End Result This is one of the documentaries produced by one of the groups in my grade six project based learning unit. It represents the median, based on our rubric. I am quite pleased with all of them as … Continue reading

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Infographicationality and its Ramifications for the Classroom

I do love educators’ creativity in constructing new language. “Transdisciplinary” is another personal favorite. Need a word? Make one up! My Infographic: Project Based Learning Group Achievement by Mid-week 9 I chose to produce this infographic for three reasons. To “inspire” … Continue reading

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Can you feel me?

Digital storytelling is the practice of combining narrative with digital content, including images, sound, and video, to create a short movie…                                       … Continue reading

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The Medium Really WAS the Message

Asked to reflect back on a presentation I have given in the past, it struck me that my most recent presentation would likely be most instructive in terms of helping me bring up my game. Now, as teachers, we make … Continue reading

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