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Fostering Project Collaborative Learning

My middle school science classes often just blow me away with their creativity and energy. To capture this, I strive to foster collaborative and creative projects. 640 more words

Science Learning

Day 5: Strategies for Working Together

This is the fifth post in a series about launching the use of the app Book Creator in a kindergarten classroom.  You can read the first three posts by clicking on the links below.

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My daughter was an intern at DisneyWorld for a semester and learned a tremendous amount about good customer service. She often talks about what it taught her and how she utilizes it in her current position as a camping director. 46 more words

Educational Technology

Communicate 1 - Communication Definitions

Sherry Turkle, a renowned psychologist and sociologist, has been evaluating the effects of technology and the importance of effective communication in the online world. In the video, “Connected: But Alone?,” Turkle highlights the methods in which technology alters the manner in which we communicate. 290 more words

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Moving Electrons Instead of People

“You can’t learn to swim on a computer.” Liza Loop

Distance learning was greatly enabled by the technology that made it easier to move electrons than people.

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What is STEM and what is STEAM?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

Why are they important?

Looking to the future, many countries have realised that these are the core areas of development and need to be focused upon in schools.  66 more words

Education

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“It all starts with a question…” Here’s a nice article about inquiry-based learning and how to encourage students to take charge of their learning.

People tend to confuse problem-based learning and project-based learning. 111 more words

Educational Technology