Category Archives: Teachnology

#TrinityLearns integrated studies (week 3)

When we have the opportunity to see what happens in other parts of our community, we begin to connect ideas and experiences. Alpin Hong and Jun-Ching Lin surprised our 6th graders with visit and a brilliant lesson on harmony, color … Continue reading

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Job-embedded PD: Twitter for Learning

To pursue bright spots is to ask the question “What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. (p. 45, Heath and Heath) … Continue reading

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Job-embedded PD: MyLearningEdu 1.5

If we want to support students in learning, and we believe that learning is a product of thinking, then we need to be clear about what we are trying to support. (Ritchhart, Church, and Morrison, 5 pag.) Interested in e-portfolios? If we want our young … Continue reading

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#TrinityLearns Community (week 2)

What did you do at school today? Or, better yet, what happened at school today? There are many days that I know what I did, but I wonder what else happened.  What if we leveraged technology to learn and share, … Continue reading

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Have you signed up for EDUC115N: How to Learn Math? (it’s free)

Have you signed up for Jo Boaler’s online course, How to Learn Math, a free 8-session online course from Stanford University beginning on July 15? Do you hope to help learners enjoy and learn math? Do you wish you had more tools … Continue reading

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PBL PD: Integrating Formative Assessment, Twitter, & Brain-based Research #ettipad #ettlearns – reflection

My session at EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA in Atlanta, PBL PD: Integrating Formative Assessment, Twitter, & Brain-based Research #ettipad #ettlearns, went just the way I wanted.  Yay! This tweet sums it up for me: With a quick show of hands, I estimated … Continue reading

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PBL PD: Integrating Formative Assessment, Twitter, & Brain-based Research #ettipad #ettlearns

Today, I’m presenting at EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA in Atlanta. PBL PD: Integrating Formative Assessment, Twitter, & Brain-based Research “Want faculty to engage in a project together? Want faculty to try a non-graded formative assessment technique? Want faculty to investigate … 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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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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