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Three Vital Questions in a Classroom Observation

The favorite part of my day happens when I enter classrooms to see the dynamic learning experiences that permeate throughout our campus each day. I refuse to allow a day to go by when I am not in a classroom supporting and championing the educators and students on campus. 396 more words

Anthony Poullard

'slow hunch' & meaningful learning

Hello everyone, my name is Najla and I am a first-year PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Centered Design at Virginia Tech. Now, I am especially interested in how Connected Learning, collaborative thinking and creative searching for solutions can impact the way young students learn, empower themselves and engage in social change and sustainability initiatives. 418 more words

Connected Learning

Informal learning improves the learning process

We, who work in formal education systems – teachers, faculty, administrators, and so on –  tend to have an overly serious view of learning. Sometimes we seem to think that formal learning experiences are the only… 607 more words

Meaningful Learning

Visible Thinking Strategies

I love the book Making Thinking Visible. It is one of the few books I was given to read in university that I regularly reference. 1,198 more words

Teacher Quality Standards

Meaningful learning experiences

It’s been an interesting week and I have felt challenged by my reading and interactions with colleagues in my university studies.  I am someone who is fortunate enough to be very metacognitive in my own learning.   716 more words


Beautiful OOPS

So, remember yesterday how I said I was going to read Beautiful Oops! to my kiddos? Well, I sure am glad I did. Let me tell you about today: 379 more words