Monthly Archives: June 2014

Blog 12: Enhanced Podcasting and EdReach        

Liz Kolb’s Enhanced Podcasts: A New Twist on an Old Tool, though published in 2008, is full of ideas on how to use podcasts (sound recordings) with videos and text.  She also gives instructions on how to make enhanced podcasts … Continue reading

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Blog 11: Build a School in the Cloud

About four years ago, I heard about Sugata Mitra’s Hole in the Wall Project while working at an Episcopal school, and the administration was all fired up about equipping the students with computers.  Unfortunately, they did not explain the premise … Continue reading

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Blog 10: Blogging   

We’re supposed to summarize or showcase one resource that we found via our social learning services.  One of the parenthesized options was BLOGS, and that’s what I’m blogging about. When we started class, I was not sure how I’d do … Continue reading

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Blog 9: Thoughts on Cecilia Kang’s High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education

Here we go again.  Do schools have to be all or nothing? Cecilia Kang’s article shows us the two polar opposites of what should be a balanced approach to teaching. If plotted on a graph, Washington Waldorf School would be … Continue reading

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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Teachers-TV-How-Do-They-Do-It-In-Sweden-6038930/. Strengthening the love for the school community strengthens the love of learning.  Making school a place where one belongs makes the child want to keep coming back.

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One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying

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Blog 5: Empowerment

Even after watching Scott McLeod’s Ted Talk, I am still wary about letting children loose on technology.  Nowhere in his talk did he mention parental guidance. Yes, the children he cited in his talk did accomplish amazing feats through technology.  … Continue reading

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