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OSSEMOOC Evening EdTech Discussions

I tried my first OSSEMOOC evening discussion today. If you’re not aware of what that is, it’s Ontario School and System Leaders Edtech MOOC (the C stands for ‘Community’ rather than course). 219 more words

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Encouraging Teens to Read: An Interview with YA Author Brenda St. John Brown

By Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer, Curriki

I had a great chat with Young Adult Author Brenda St. John Brown, whose popular novels are about teens and twenty-somethings. 805 more words

Open Source Education

Free Common Core Resources via iTunes U

If you are looking for professional development and content focused around the Common Core, then check out ASCD’s (Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development… 31 more words


Do we really want gamer culture invading our classrooms?

This semester I have been learning a lot about gamification in education and the pros and cons of using gaming in the classroom. Just to be clear…though I’ve played a few games in my time (as a kid and more recently with my young sons), I do not consider myself a gamer! 1,080 more words

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Experience Design: New School

What students experience in their learning environment IS their learning environment.

Richard Culatta states that learning spaces must use technology to innovate and progress so any student may see those learning spaces as opportunities to create. 748 more words

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TouchCast - I'm calling it Video 3.0

You know those incredibly brilliant looking presentations that somebody else is making?  You know the ones.  They look effortless, professionally done and most of all they are engaging.   795 more words