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More Than Words – Middle School Kids on Literacy

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I love it when students speak out on issues that impact their learning – such as ways educators can promote – or kill – a love for reading. Of course, having the always-learning, ever-inspiring Jim Bentley encouraging his 6th graders to delve in and create a documentary really helps in moving a project from vision… Continue reading

It’s that time again: #eddies14

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I love the Annual Edublog Awards. Every year, the event puts me into a reflective mode, as I think back through memorable posts, tweets, and virtual connections. In making my 2014 nominations, I’ve focused mainly on two areas that are very important to me: Resources for a connected educators Resources for primary grades (too often… Continue reading

PBL Workshop – A year later

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A year ago, a wonderful principal at one of my district’s elementary schools invited me to give a 1-hour workshop at his site on Project-Based Learning (PBL). I was thrilled to have the request come from an administrator and for the opportunity to organize my thoughts and resources into something useful for teachers. I set… Continue reading

ISTE 2013 Takeaways – Day 2

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ISTE 2013 Day 2 Session 1 “Inquiry is the personal path of questioning, investigating, and reasoning that takes us from not knowing to knowing” Suzie Boss Signposts to Better Projects: How to take thinking deeper in digital age PBL – Suzie Boss and Mike Gwaltney’s session was one of the first entries on my conference… Continue reading

A 60-Minute Introduction to PBL

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On Wednesday, I will head over to an elementary site in my district to give a one-hour session on Project-Based Learning (PBL). I am thrilled for the invitation and the opportunity to initiate conversations on how technology can support teachers in taking student learning to new levels. Within a 60-minute limit, my goal is to… Continue reading