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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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Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

What is your passion?

You know that one topic/ idea that energizes you whenever you think about it?

For me, one of my passions is school counselling. I love my job!! I also love learning about new ways to connect with my students.…

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Fine Art: Finding Images

Recently several major art museums have announced that they are making their digital collections available for download and non-commercial use.  This opening up of collections gives students and anyone interested in fine art an opportunity to work with and use these images in their own projects.…

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Is Your Position Public-Facing?

In this podcast I discuss the concept of a job that is public facing. In education, only a few are officially ordained as public facing, but what would happen if we all had that distinction? What would happen if we were all accountable to parents and community members and to one another?…

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New and Improved Tip Sheet for Writing Effective Learning Objectives

Brought to you by the Academic Services team, check out our new and improved Writing Effective Learning Objectives Tip Sheet. Still using Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Domains, we paired up each domain with action verbs, activities, assignment, and example student learning objectives.

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