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#WHA2016 and creativity in the K-20 social studies classroom

Okay. I’m trying to not let my history fanboy nerdiness bubble over too much. I sitting in on a discussion at the Western History Association conference and… 1,402 more words


The Logical Fallacies of Time Magazine's "Technology Hoax" Article - A.J. JULIANI

If you want to read a great debate on technology in education, then you HAVE to read A.J’s post in response to a Time Magazine article that demonized technology in schools. 187 more words

Teaching And Learning

Developing digital competence

This is my first in a series of posts, related to 21st century skills.  In my post  21st century skills-how competent are your students?, I explained how the recently amended Spanish education law (LOMCE) specifies 7 key competencies students need to develop.   1,927 more words


21st century skills-how competent are your students?

I read an interesting article recently on www.eltplanning.com about lesson plans and what to include 12 tiny tips for writing lesson plans. It made me reflect upon my own lesson planning and gave me an idea for this and subsequent posts. 363 more words


where to go next

Mary Jane and I have been trying to get together to discuss the direction of our LCPs, but September and October are pretty hectic months at NSCC. 104 more words

Goal 1: Reflective & Creative Learning

Argumentative writing prompts, scaffolded tasks, and using evidence

We want our students to grapple more with content, to think historically, and solve problems. One of the ways we can support this behavior is by asking our kids to think and write to support a claim using evidence. 914 more words