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On Defense of Facts

Inspired by awesome #edchat discussions I wrote a blog post http://cytochromec.net/blog/ defending the role of factual content and tangenti…

Started by Colin Matheson

0 Nov 5, 2009

Students' tools (cell phones, iPods, IM etc) for classroom learning?

I am working on a project that involves teachers partnering with students to figure out how to use new technologies, including the ones stu…

Started by Lisa Schwartz

0 Nov 4, 2009

Glogster Review Project

On of my English classes has been working on some Glogs recently. As the deadline of their work approaches (this weekend), we're looking fo…

Started by MatthiasHeil

0 Nov 4, 2009

Technology and Formative Assessment

After seeing a post from web20classroom - I am dying to know how other teachers in my burgeoning PLN are using technology in formative asse…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

Sharepoint and videos

Hi, I'm setting up a Sharepoint server at my Primary School. It's great for documents, pictures tec. but doesn't handle large files well li…

Started by TobyP

0 Nov 2, 2009

What does your PLN mean to you?

Hello everyone, A while back I started a project to gather educators' stories about what their PLN means to them. I've had about 9 respons…

Started by catspyjamasnz

0 Nov 2, 2009

IWBs in the Classroom

Hopefully this will be of interest to some of you, as well. Equipping schools with interactive whiteboards is an increasingly popular trend…

Started by MatthiasHeil

1 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Bill Lord

Barcamps for Students

I've just agreed to organize a "barcamp" for K-12 students to participate in as a parallel event during BarcampSWFL in Jan 2010. Have any…

Started by Deb Hanson

0 Oct 30, 2009

Year 12's in Australia celebrate their last day of school by making a film. Just wonderful.

http://jennylu.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/schools-out-friday-88/ visit Jenny Luca's blog. What and who inspired these kids? When I see this,…

Started by NinaD

0 Oct 25, 2009

One to One Laptop Initiatives

Looking for research on this topic and/or opinions for a paper my classmates and I are writing

Started by Jonathan Hopkins

3 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by David Wees

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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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Barry Parker posted a blog post

A Childhood Educator Is Becoming Commonplace In Teacher Training

School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More
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