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Vance, I am very proud of my badge and I have shar…

Vance, I am very proud of my badge and I have shared it across my social networks. I agree, we keep learning from each other. I shared this post in the #rhizo14 Facebook group and it has started a discussion around whether we should provide scaffolding for our students or not.… Continue reading

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Target your feedback

The other day, I was talking about assessment that support learning in my teaching and learning class. Like I do often, I started the class with a “What do you notice? What do you wonder?” picture:

Archery targets give instantaneous, formative feedback. (Image "on target" shared by hans s on flickr CC-BY-ND)

What do you notice?

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Communications

Talking the Talk

Curtis Voelker is an Admissions Counselor at Central Penn College. He spoke to the 10th and 11th grade Retail Marketing & Sales students at DCTS.  His presentation topic was communications — it was informative and engaging. Here is a brief recap:

Introductions: Students were instructed to stand up, speak directly to the class, and address the following:  Name, grade and dream job.…

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Hi Natasa, loved the drones for schools slide. Not…

Hi Natasa, loved the drones for schools slide. Not sure how it works but it reminds me of street corner teaching where someone starts talking about what they do and others gather by curiosity and the chance to engage. It may not be functionally understandable but because it isn't entirely purposeful or structured I think most people can grab sense from it.… Continue reading

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It's really great to read these posts. In one …

It's really great to read these posts. In one of George Siemens's recent lectures he said if he were to conceive a class he would have his students enroll in a Coursera course, with better materials than he could provide, and then conduct that class as a discourse around that content.… Continue reading

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What I’m Learning: PRACTICAL TOOLS TO TRIGGER & SUPPORT SOCIAL INNOVATION, a DIY Toolkit

This DIY toolkit of innovation tools is pretty impressive, and I think could help almost anyone who is looking to create new knowledge or understanding of a given problem or those who are trying to actively solve complex issues. Go and have a look!…

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Vance's Multilieracies was my gateway drug to …

Vance's Multilieracies was my gateway drug to MOOCs…he's still pushing. Seriously, thought the course is a great prep — tools, essential skills (especially tagging). He was one of the first to emphasis it importance and how it crosses over between social media platforms, connects (there's that word) again.… Continue reading

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syndicating 4142 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs