syndicating 5208 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs

Coding Morning in Grade One

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Before last year, all I ever knew was that it was called computer programming and it was only something programmers could do. Thanks to Twitter and my PLN, I've discovered that it's something anyone can do, even my Grade One students! 

For the past 2 weeks, we have been busy coding in our classroom.
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E-learning 2.0

In his discussion of e-learning 2.0, Stephen Downes (2005) speaks of e-learning theorists exploring how learning content can be used as the basis for learning activities particularly through blogging and gaming, but I would suggest that this concept of using activities to discover and learn content is relevant for learning both online and in the conventional classroom.…
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Thinking Outside of the Box with BCHS Career Speed Dating

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Today was Bishop Carroll’s second annual Career Speed Dating Event. An opportunity where we invite Bishop Carroll Alumni, Parents and Students to come together and have a discussion about the many pathways and ways we earn a living in todays society.…

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A Review: The Illegal

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The Illegal, by Canadian author, Lawrence Hill is another opportunity to get to learn new Hill characters such as Keita Ali, Lulu, and Mrs. Ivernia Beech ( a tea drinking, cookie eating, fiercely independent senior citizen). Lawrence uses his writing skills to weave a robust cast of characters against the fictional lands of Freedom State and Zantoroland.

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MSLOC 430: March 3, 2016 working-out-loud class session

On March 3 from 6 – 9 p.m. Central Time the 22 M.S. in Learning and Organizational Change graduate students in MSLOC 430 will be working out loud on Twitter during class (hashtag #msloc430). This is week 9 of the 10-week quarter and teams of students are finishing up outlining and designing possible solutions to […]
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What Technical Skills Does Your Student Need? QM Standard 1.7

It’s Quality Matters Day! Each week, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 1.7

General Standard 1 addresses the course overview and introduction.

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Innovator’s Mindset Blog Hop-“What if…”

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What If….?

Imagine for a moment that you could implement innovative practice in your school or classroom. Don’t think about the policies. Don’t think about past practices and the way “things have always been done.” Don’t think about finances. Don’t think about the naysayers.…

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Radio #EDUtalk is going to #OER16

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I am really excited about this one.
Radio #EDUtalk will be at #oer16

OER16: Open Culture
19th & 20th April 2016, University of Edinburgh, UK
The 7th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER16: Open Culture, will be held on the 19th-20th April 2016 at the University of Edinburgh.

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Change and the Futuring of Education by Stephanie Dulmage

  What engages you as a learner? What motivates you, intrigues you, and “pulls you into” a project, task, or experience? What conditions or opportunities need to exist for you to be fully invested and engaged? What does authenticity truly mean in an educational context?…
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Encouraging a Growth Mindset in Maths: Highlighting Mistakes Grading

Like many teachers it’s often disappointed me the way students mostly seem to overlook the careful corrections and comments we write on tests and other assessments before we give them back. They want the mark and once they’ve got it they are pleased or disappointed and then it’s over for them.…

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syndicating 5208 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs