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Day 1-Best Professional Development EVER!

Where do I start?  Today was my first day at a new school, meeting new people, new environment, everything.  And I get one of the biggest professional blessings yet:  a lecture by Todd Whitaker. 312 more words

Learning from Mistakes

I’ve been thinking about making mistakes in relation to inquiry-based design.  As a high school teacher librarian who currently (pushing for change, pushing for change) has limited time with students in a classroom setting (1-3 lessons in a year per class of freshmen), I have felt like my biggest impact is in filling each minute with instruction.   633 more words


Unleashing Problem Solvers

Pass me the pipe cutters.

Be careful. You want to get the measurement just right or it won’t be balanced when it stands.

I’ll hold it steady for you… 834 more words


Week 2: Social Learning Theories, Motivation and Teaching the 21st Century Learner

In looking at the various learning theories and students motivation, teaching the 21st century learner definitely has its challenges but there are also many benefits. With the current tools we have, a teacher can create a Blended learning experience for his or her students, using a constructivist approach, allowing for more student-specific pacing, allowing students to be the constructors of their own learning. 380 more words

What is a 21st Century Learner?

What is a 21st century learner? Equally important, what does a 21st century classroom look like? It’s important that students learn the same content they always have. 588 more words

Teaching Reading