Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia – Movie and popcorn – #DoDifferent PD

How much do I know about dyslexia? As a regular classroom teacher, how much of a foundational understanding do I have of learning differences? What if I understood more about dyslexia? Would I support learning better, differently, and in more … Continue reading

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Learn and Share…A reason to tweet – #TrinityLearns

I’m often asked about using Twitter.  I almost always say that I use Twitter to take notes when I’m at conferences.  I use Twitter to crowd-source my notes.  To some, it seems complex and complicated.  To me, it is comforting … Continue reading

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Continued Co-Teaching World Languages with @j_kuipers3 – #TrinityLearns

It’s the Monday after Spring Break.  As I am finishing up carpool duty, my phone dings.  It is my calendar notifying me of a meeting.  The invitation was from Julia inviting me and our Director of Technology to discuss YouTube … Continue reading

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Ask; Don’t Tell: Listen to Learn and Assess – #nspiredatT3

At T³, Sam and I also facilitated a 90-minute session titled Ask, Don’t Tell: Listen to Learn and Assess.  Here’s the program description and our simple agenda. Ask, Don’t Tell: Listen to Learn and Assess Can we merge diagnostic and formative … Continue reading

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Art of Questioning reflection – #NspiredatT3

My previous post shared the lesson plan for our 4 hour Art of Questioning session at T³. I want to share what actually happened, my reflections and what I learned. We used Skype so that Grant Lichtman could join us and … Continue reading

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The Art of Questioning: Leading Learners to Level Up – #NspiredatT3

Today, we are delivering a ticked, 4-hour session on the Art of Questioning at the Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference in Philadelphia. What follows in the intended lesson plan for the session.  We are so excited that Grant will … Continue reading

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Design for Learning and Inquiry – PD Day #T3Learns #nspiredatT3

The tribe of T³ Instructors gathers the day before the 2013 T³™ International Conference to learn together. I am honored to be part of the team that has been asked to facilitate a PD experience for my colleagues and friends.  Our topic: TI-Nspire Advanced … Continue reading

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Art of Questioning – PD Day #T3Learns #nspiredatT3

The tribe of T³ Instructors gathers the day before the 2013 T³™ International Conference to learn together. I am honored to be part of the team that has been asked to facilitate a PD experience for my colleagues and friends.  Our … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning commitment in action – #T3Learns #nspiredatT3

Imagine being part of a faculty of 3oo members from across the globe.  What would that faculty meeting look like?  Would there be any way to customize and personalize the learning for all of these adult-learners? Can you image the … Continue reading

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PD experiment: I want to learn… & I can teach… (5 of 4)

I’m not sure what I originally planned when I started this series, PD experiment: I want to learn… & I can teach…, but I’ve learned more than I predicted.  So, I have a 5th post.  It is not enough to go … Continue reading

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