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Game design & Proficiency Assessment: LUHS students capture the adventure of the Renaissance

Are games really a viable option for assessing student learning?

The social studies department recently invited me to a meeting to deliberate this question.  Lively discussion ensued about how one might really assess learning by asking students to create a game.   915 more words

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What is deeper learning? Reflections from Sunny San Diego

Fun with Adobe’s Spark Page platform as a reflection on Deeper Learning 2017 in San Diego last week:

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Innovation: Rowland Foundation paves the way

Thanks to Gabrielle Marquette of Fearless Teachers for buddy blogging with me this week!

Imagine this: as an educator, you are awarded a $100,000 grant which allows you to take time out of the classroom to research and implement a transformational idea.   691 more words

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ISTE asks...what do you need to effectively integrate tech in your school?

ISTE has established itself as the go-to place for all things tech-related, and its guidance on leveraging technology for learning is as robust as its many other resources.   632 more words

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Relationships: 6 ways to encourage innovation through connections

As I’ve made the switch from a focus on students to a focus on teachers this year, I’ve been reminded that there are a lot of similarities between teaching students and teaching teachers. 212 more words

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Dream School 1.0: a draft vision

For a moment, I’ve pretended that my dream school exists.  I pored over photos to find glimpses of it in my own school, in schools I’ve visited, and in the activities my children participate in.   229 more words

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Cannonball! Risk is integral to an innovator's mindset

The amazing George Couros has offered up inspiration for this blog post by asking us to consider one of the elements of the Innovator’s Mindset, and I’d like to talk about… 506 more words

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