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A roadmap to successful tech integration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oscar Marin Feb 3, 2014. 2 Replies

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Connected Purpose | CEM #1

October kicks off connected educator month around the world! Below is the mission and goals which you can read on the About page at Connected Educators.  The mission and goals:Millions of educators and others around the world have participated in hundreds of professional development opportunities as part of Connected Educator…See More
Oct 6, 2014
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…"
Feb 3, 2014
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
May 1, 2013
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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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Feb 25, 2013
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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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Connected Purpose | CEM #1

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 7:14pm 0 Comments

October kicks off connected educator month around the world! Below is the mission and goals which you can read on the About page at Connected Educators.  The mission and goals:
Millions of educators and others around the world have participated in…
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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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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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