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FUSE14 and Designing for Engagement

Sometime last fall I stumbled onto design thinking (DT) and was immediately drawn to its grounding in working with and for people. DT, to put it simply, is a process (or, if you prefer, the DT “mindset”) that can be summed up as “people-centered problem solving with a bias toward action.” Since learning about it, I’ve been working with it as often as I could, including participating in the #dtk12chat… to meet others interested in DT in education. Continue reading

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Summer Craft I

Grand Finale

Clapper BoardFireworks are synonymous with celebrating The 4th of July. I have fond memories of vising the Capitol and watching the amazing fireworks display when I was in college. It was a huge production: crowds of people,  public transportation, vendors and (of course) the fireworks show.…

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Social Networking in the Classroom: Talking to Students about Sexting

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Responsibile digital citizenship is something that everyone should be addressing in schools. It is important to be proactive in our approaches, rather than simplying reacting to all situations. Josh provides a variety of suggestions for opening up discussions and learning opportunities.

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ISTE2014 and Collaboration

After a week in Atlanta for FUSE14 and ISTE2014, my head is spinning. It was an extraordinary experience, and I learned so much that it’s going to take months to sort it all out. Most of all, it was a invigorating and inspiring to spend quality time in person with so many amazing people (thanks +Dominique Dynes for the picture below!).

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Investigating MOOCs, Part 2 of a #CLMOOC List

This is the second in a series of posts about Pierre Dillenbourg’s 1999 article What do you mean by ‘collaborative learning’?, which introduces his book Collaborative-learning: Cognitive and Computational Approaches. I became interested in Dillenbourg when a Rhizo14 Facebook conversation favorably referenced him and this article.… Continue reading

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Genius Hour Broken Down Into Steps

Many folks have asked me to break Genius Hour down into steps (especially in regards to how to introduce Genius Hour) so here is a little chart that I made that hopefully helps.  Take your time with steps 1,2, and 3 and then let the students lead the way when it is time to Inquire, Self-reflect and Share.…

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Connecting network. Building Relationships.

The video below is from a Google hangout this morning, with Terry Elliott, who I met last year when I began following the Making Learning Connected… MOOC. That is repeating again this year and following a comment I posted a week ago, Terry invited me to connect this morning in a Hangout. Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 4

We are spending several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Name: Joohi Lee & Leisa A. Martin

University: University of Texas at Arlington

Title: What makes online discussion more engaging?

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What I’m Learning: Education at Google I/O 2014

I ran across the videos that were focused on Education at the I/O conference this year. I think the positioning of Google Play in Education and Google Apps are really interesting. What do you think about the way they are encouraging development in this realm?…

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