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The ARTS of Mardi Gras

In this guest blog, Rebecca Brown, music teacher at Little River Elementary School, Orlando, shares her experiences teaching the arts of Mardi Gras.  This colorful celebration is a perfect opportunity to dig deeper into Jazz music and to experience cultural traditions.   769 more words

Arts Integration

Preparing for a World We Cannot Envisage - Digital Disruption

Sixteen years ago I was in a linear teaching career. The parameters of what I did on a daily basis were very clear on most days. 151 more words

Learning

Thinking Hats: A Tool to Strengthen Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity from @shirleydrummon5

Six Thinking Hats: A Tool to Strengthen Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity Skills

At St Hilda’s we aim and encourage our girls to develop the 3R’s to enable them to be resourceful, resilient and risk takers. 818 more words

Learning Strategies

Collaborative Learning for the Future

I find the concept of cooperative learning to be very fascinating. I certainly agree that as an instructional model it provides countless benefits to the overall learning community. 492 more words

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Integrating Practical and Academic Knowledge: How Technology Can Bridge the Gap

Last module I spoke about Dr. Tony Bate’s conception of a “knowledge-based society” and articulated some hesitation I feel as an educator in an increasingly tech and practical skill driven world. 493 more words

2 Instruction

Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture

A participatory culture is a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing creations, and some type of informal mentorship whereby experienced participants pass along knowledge to novices. 222 more words

Networking Learning