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Citizenship: Being a Member of a Larger Community

Over the last five weeks #DCMOOC has allowed us to connect with a variety of leaders in the field of Digital Citizenship.…

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At a loss for assignment ideas for an Educational Leadership course? Check these out!

Think Outside the BoxDiscussions: A crucial aspect of learning is to create a sense of community among students – to encourage an engaged exchange and discussion of ideas. Assigning discussions based on reading materials and video micro-lectures is a great method to establish community.

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Year 7 Sharing their Learning

Year 7 have created Maths posters to show some of the new maths terms and ideas they have been learning. These will be displayed on the digital display screens around the school in the coming weeks.

Pic Collage and Strip Design were a perfect apps, however, one student also decided to take the opportunity to learn how to use videoscribe.…

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Project Roundtable: How should we (teachers and leaders) plan our own Summer PD?

*Once you RSVP, please put your info on the Planning Doc*: http://bit.ly/summerpdroundtable

*Roundtable Audience*: 
The audience for this roundtable is teachers and leaders who are asked to do and learn a lot of things over the summer, but who would like to start putting together their own plan for summer professional learning. 

*Roundtable Purpose*:
The purpose of this roundtable is to explore all of the things we could be doing during the non-instructional time of "the summer" to choose our own paths through professional learning.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 1

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

Dr. Amanda HawkinsName: Dr. Amanda Hawkins

University: Columbus State University

Title of Proposal: Reflection on retention: How to help minority students succeed in an RN-BSN program

Bio: Amanda Hawkins is an Associate Professor of Nursing and coordinates the RN-BSN program at Columbus State University.

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Finding Purpose on #slowchatED

The Purpose Economy

N.B.: This post is duplicated in the #slowchatED blog.

I’m excited to host a #slowchatED discussion… on finding purpose within education the week of June 9, since it’s a topic I’ve become very invested over the course of this past year. Continue reading

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Why STEM Matters

Throughout the month of June, we will be highlighting topics specific to the Education discipline.

In light of finding the Top Education Degrees infographic below on “Why STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Matters,” we asked a couple members of our leadership team at Academic Partnerships the question, “Why do the STEM disciplines matter?” Take a look at their responses.

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Turbulence and Dialogue in Rhizo14

Ronald L recently shared with me a link to Nicholas C. Burbules’ article The Limits of Dialogue as a Critical Pedagogy (2000), which explores and challenges “the claims made on behalf of dialogue as an inherently liberatory pedagogy”. It takes Burbules over half of his document to get to his primary issue with dialogue as a pedagogical strategy, but basically, he is troubled by how dialogue in… Continue reading

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syndicating 4359 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs