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When the Ponies, Unicorns, and Rainbows Finally Come: Welcome to Believeland or Growing Writers in the War Eagle Writing Studio

The first twelve weeks of school have been a roller coaster in the War Eagle Writing Studio.  I’ll share more about our struggles and successes in a blog post I’ll publish this weekend, but over the last few days I’m observing signs that my students are growing as writers.   941 more words


Digital scholarship and ePortfolios

Current online information environments and the associated social and pedagogical transactions within them create an important information ecosystem that can and should influence and shape the professional engagement and digital scholarship within our learning communities in the higher education sector.  892 more words


Dissecting Eyeballs and T-Rex’s: Virtual Reality in the Classroom

By Justin Aglio Sep 8, 2016

In the fall of 2015, the Montour School District opened its doors to a new Virtual Immersion Lab. At first, students did not know what to expect (nor the teachers). 273 more words

Active Learning

Making a Marble Maze

(Please follow these links for a stop motion video of the maze building process, and a video of the testing of the completed maze.)

For this Maker Faire project I decided to create a low-cost marble maze maker project featuring recycled materials, hands-on construction, collaborative cooperation, and a large dose of fun. 525 more words

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Learning initiatives - Levels of Participation and the Key to Success

“What types of participation are happening at Chicago’s YouMedia Digital Media Lab? What struck you from the report about its first year in action?”

The Chicago YOUMedia learning center offers teens the ability to grow in their knowledge of and engagement with digital media. 541 more words

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Learning spaces for all

When creating nontraditional learning spaces, is it more valuable for libraries to focus on offering opportunities for a “geeking out” behaviors or more mainstream interests? Why? 483 more words

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Traditional vs. Participatory Learning

Some years ago, my husband, knowing how much I loved Americana/Old Time music, gave me a chance to experience it from a new perspective by giving me three months of violin/fiddle lessons. 321 more words

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