syndicating 5261 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs

#IMMOOC a New Adventure for Innovative Educators and School Counsellors

quote

September is upon us and the excitement of the new year is here. What a great opportunity to be able to learn, collaborate and plan with others who are as passionate about supporting their students as I am.

Septemeber 2016 will be especially creative for me as I am planning on participating in the Innovators Mindset MOOC #IMMOOC facilitate by  George Couros  and his team.…

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Recommended Read: ChromeStead

ChromeStead is a really interesting blog from Guy Shearer who is head of IT and data at David Ross Eduction Trust, which I think is a private school.

From the title you would think it was all Google and chromebooks but the schools seems to use a mix of Google Apps, O365 and other products.…

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

The Power to Choose Nothing

“I have a student who says that he isn’t passionate about anything. I ask him what he’s interested in, and what he does outside of school, but the answer is always the same: nothing. What do I do with a kid like that?”

The above snippet was part of a much larger conversation about Genius Hour that took place during an edcamp event I attended this spring. …

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Questioning Glow

chaff

TL:DR: I think that the problems in embedding digital in learning are complex. Glow, which address the software part is the one that is closest to being solved.

On Sunday I got added to a twitter conversation that started with a tweet about glow use from Derek Roberson

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

The hardest part of teaching?

Today was the faculty and staff Welcome Back BBQ at UBC Okanagan. My Centre for Teaching and Learning had an information table among 25 or so other campus organizations. Always on the lookout to inject a little interaction and teaching and learning, I set up a laptop and i>clicker gear to survey my new colleagues about teaching:

Survey question: What do you think is the hardest part of teaching? (photo: Peter Newbury)

Survey question: What do you think is the hardest part of teaching?

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Three Things Yacht Rock and MOOCs Teach Us About MOOCs and Yacht Rock

You mean to tell me everything that happened was just so I would record a song for a Gregory Hines movie?

Michael McDonald, Yacht Rock (Episode 12)

If you’re affluent, we can do a much better job with you, we can make magic happen.

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Pushing and Pulling the Twitter Archive

a-bird-in-the-hand

There are probably 2 folk who have a slight interest in this rather geeky post. It does not have much to do with ICT in the classroom.

I’ve been using Martin Hawksey‘s twitter archiver for a while now. This archived my tweets to Google Drive and made them available online.…

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Attentiveness and Participation Assessed! Sort of.

In an attempt to reframe effort in the classroom I’m trying to sift through the more traditional elements of effort (attentiveness, participation, compliance, focus, organization) and save the learning kernels after the chaff has drifted away. In my SBL and TTOG classroom I’m finding the learning outcomes that help students see the reason we tried to value effort by awarding points.…

DownUp (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...
syndicating 5261 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs