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Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read

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Today I was the guest moderator for #Edcontentchat thanks to Barbara Mascareno (@spanish4kiddos). The chat is only 30 minutes and we shared resources and ideas for encouraging learners to read. In case you missed the chat, I’ve included important ideas and resources shared during the chat. Congratulations to Jared Wall (@jwalledtech) who shared the idea […]

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

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Father’s Day is approaching. What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Not only do students learn how to edit and design with technology; more importantly, they also […]

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Student Project: Problem Solution Videos

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“A problem well put is half solved.” – John Dewey Now that my semester has ended I have some time to share some of my students’ projects. I teach English and students are required to complete at least 4 essays throughout one semester. I add a digital component to each writing, because our students need […]

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

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“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.” – Joseph Pulitzer When I was a child, my father only accepted homemade gifts. My sisters and I spent several days […]

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Student-Centered Learning: Be the Guide on the Ride

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Take a ride on the Student Learning Express as we discuss tips, tools, and strategies educators can use to make the transition from a teacher-centered classroom to a learner-centered one. Learn how to be the Guide on the Ride as you facilitate student-directed learning experiences like Genius Hour, Literature Circles, Learning Menus, and Choice Boards. […]