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Improving Literacy with Fluency Tutor

Hi everybody! So, I’ve recently been using a fantastic reading app called Fluency Tutor. The app is meant to take the place of traditional timed fluency tests and running records, both of which are extremely time consuming. 577 more words


Day 34: Poland Part 1-Eastern Delights

The day we arrived in Warsaw, one of the biggest music legends in the world was playing at the PGE Narodowy coliseum.

I would not have normally gone to see Jon Bon Jovi, but with standing arena tickets costing only $40, we had to do it. 1,159 more words


Gamify your classroom - Part 1

Online games do have an entertainment value, which if properly harnessed, could be a powerful learning mechanism to optimise the learning capacity within a short time. 1,241 more words

What makes a Learning Technologist? Personal reflections on the role

There have been a number of blog posts published around the role of a “Learning Technologist”. In particular, a recent post by Simon Thomson entitled… 787 more words


Free Professional Development: Google Education Center

Are you looking for inexpensive professional development resources to grow your tech education toolkit? Consider giving Google’s Teacher Education Center a try! Recently, I completed my… 159 more words

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Just Crayons? Just Chromebooks? Just Creativity?

Referencing Rethinking Technology by Punya Mishra & The Deep-Play* Research Group, Michigan State University

“Crayon Fun #1” by marknenadov is licensed under CC BY 2.0… 870 more words

Beautiful Questioners

With reference to A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger

Warren Berger has such a wonderful way of forcing me to rethink things I once thought I knew well.

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