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A roadmap to successful tech integration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oscar Marin Feb 3. 2 Replies

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Oscar Marin replied to Scott Kinkoph's discussion A roadmap to successful tech integration
"Nice infographic Scott. We have seen technology entering into each and every segment of our lives and helping things to get smarter. Fo example when we started implementing smart class concept for our pre school we found it working as it grabbed the…"
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Dorothy Hastings replied to Scott Kinkoph's discussion A roadmap to successful tech integration
"Like the concept. Education at all levels is becoming more and more computerised, so it is vital that your students don't get left behind and they should know how to use digital tools at an early stage. Use of videos and DVDs instead of…"
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Noise-Pedagogical Confusion

This morning I had a somewhat disheartening conversation with a good friend.   We get together every week to talk about education, what we see, our point of view, and give push back on ideas. He commented that he doesn't read his Twitter stream because there is a lot of noise. Educators are repeatedly talking about the same things and the conversation isn't changed. Topics I see repeatedly are reform,  government oversight, 5-100 best ways to do something, the best apps, and more. The lack of…See More
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Getting to a better immediate future

In my last post I reflected on a simple yet profound idea:  innovation hates silos.  Why?  Innovation wants to break out of the mold and disrupt, to do something new, and make what was once old relevant again.  There is a great deal to be learned from the past and the present for education's benefit.We can look all we want at current education practices in the U.S. and determine something has to change.  This we…See More
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Innovation hates silos

Silos.Educators live in them largely because of the pedagogical walls built individually over the years to teach children narrowly focused content using textbooks.  Even within a school there is little communication between educators leading to closed practices.  Further complicating this is the unwillingness to reframe the…See More
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Innovation hates silos

Silos.Educators live in them largely because of the pedagogical walls built individually over the years to teach children narrowly focused content using textbooks.  Even within a school there is little communication between educators leading to closed practices.  Further complicating this is the unwillingness to reframe the…See More
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"Hello Scott, It is nice meeting you and look forward to learning more about you. Thank you for connecting and have a great day. Regards, Shannon"
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You either get assessment or you don't

I am worried that educators miss the true meaning of assessment like missing the true meaning of Christmas.Giving a "test" isn't about devising a 50 question multiple choice, fill-in the blank, short answer, and extended response on paper using a pencil. It isn't using a bank of test questions to deliver the test online and send results to students via email. Testing isn't about having student memorize facts to regurgitate and then say that they have learned. Testing, really assessment, is…See More
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Lecture ain't learnership

Lecture ain’t learnershipA common problem among educators is the need to be the expert at everything. Perhaps this stems from the early days of U.S. education where the teacher had to know everything, yet the educators I work with – awesome dedicated people – still have the wit about them to be experts.  A person who has a focus in one area of study can be an expert.  I think of scientists or doctors for instance. Many have a single focus which drives them to be expert. Teachers should be…See More
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"I shared this with a PLC I am working with as we start to redesign a middle school schedule with blended learning being a component.  Thanks for sharing Tom!"
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Noise-Pedagogical Confusion

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 10:18pm 0 Comments

This morning I had a somewhat disheartening conversation with a good friend.   We get together every week to talk about education, what we see, our point of view, and give push back on ideas. He commented that he doesn't read his Twitter stream because there is a lot of noise. Educators are repeatedly talking about the same things and the conversation isn't changed. Topics I see repeatedly are reform,  government oversight, 5-100 best ways to do something, the best apps, and more. The lack…

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Getting to a better immediate future

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

In my last post I reflected on a simple yet profound idea:  innovation hates silos.  Why?  Innovation wants to break out of the mold and disrupt, to do something new, and make what was once old relevant again.  There is a great deal to be learned from the past and the present for education's benefit.

We can look all we want at current education practices in the U.S. and determine something has to change.…

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Innovation hates silos

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Silos.

Educators live in them largely because of the pedagogical walls built individually over the years to teach children narrowly focused content using textbooks.  Even within a school there is little communication between educators leading to closed…

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You either get assessment or you don't

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 2:20pm 0 Comments

I am worried that educators miss the true meaning of assessment like missing the true meaning of Christmas.

Giving a "test" isn't about devising a 50 question multiple choice, fill-in the blank, short answer, and extended response on paper using a pencil. It isn't using a bank of test questions to deliver the test online and send results to students via email. Testing isn't about having student memorize facts to regurgitate and then say that they have learned. Testing, really…

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At 11:34am on February 26, 2013, Shannon Panzo PhD said…

Hello Scott,

It is nice meeting you and look forward to learning more about you.

Thank you for connecting and have a great day.

Regards,

Shannon

 
 
 

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