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MAMLE Exemplary Practice Award

Honor colleagues by nominating them to receive MAMLE’s Exemplary Practice Award. Presented at our annual conference in October, this award recognizes middle level educators in Maine who have designed and implemented powerful programs that engage and challenge their students.  154 more words

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Engaged learning is one of Florida Southern’s promises to incoming students each year. The school gives students opportunities such as internships, study abroad trips, performances, collaborative research, and service learning. 712 more words

Features

The Wende Museum Workshop: A Reflection on Collaborative Research -- by Elizabeth Hedge

At the beginning of my senior year graduation already loomed. Decisions about the future, careers, and next steps all felt too close for comfort. I always knew that I loved history but was not sure how to turn that into a career. 1,350 more words

Shaping Undergraduate Research Experiences

Beyond School Daze: The Deschooling Process

At the VaHomeschoolers Conference yesterday, one of my talks was “Beyond School Daze: The Deschooling Process.”

Deschooling is the transition time between school and homeschooling, a period of adjustment that both parents and kids have to make as they change from school norms to new family norms. 700 more words

Engaged Learning

New Scholars Roundtable -- Treasures and Tea @UVicLib

The UVic Special Collections “Treasures and Tea” series gave me the opportunity to convene a “New Scholars Roundtable.” Today, I had the privilege of moderating a session highlighting the work of emerging scholars with material from Special Collections. 1,068 more words

Rare Books

The Mindset You Need for Tech Integration

Using technology in the classroom is a little bit about skill, and a lot about being a daring tight rope walker on a high wire.  It has incredible thrills and engagement for all, when it works. 309 more words

BYOD

A world in need of driven individuals

Amidst celebrations of Elon Day at Elon University’s weekly College Coffee gathering, President Leo Lambert was quoted saying, “The world needs Elon graduates.”

This statement resonated amongst the students of Elon, many of whom felt that President Lambert’s words were a true testament to the levels of involvement and dedication that Elon graduates have to offer the world after graduation. 356 more words

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