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CHAT blog 1: What's with the triangles?

In my previous post, I mentioned that I would be writing some stuff on here about cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT, for short) and specifically in connection with teacher education. 2,444 more words


Flipping the System: Where Should Ground Up Education Reform Start?

Two Dutch classroom teachers, Jelmer Evers, and René Kneyber, have teamed up with Education International to produce a stimulating book with a great title, … 1,036 more words

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New article on Teacher Rounds now published in International Journal of Educational Research

Teacher rounds, education rounds, instructional rounds – whichever variety you choose, the word ’rounds’ points to an origin in medical education. Senior and more expert doctors gather together a group of less experienced and expert doctors around a particular case – a patient. 382 more words

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How Will The ED Department Judge Teacher Prep Programs?

Politico.com reports today that the General Accounting Office wants the U.S. Departmemt of Education to exercise greater oversight over teacher education programs. The question is how quality will be judged? 103 more words

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Blending old and new world literacies: Storytelling and Technology

I (Cathy) was recently asked to give a storytelling workshop for a third year Early Childhood Education Class. The professor felt the experience might broaden her students’ concept of literacy.   482 more words


Thanks to the Job Search Academy I Have a Job

The Job Search Academy gave me solid advice and support during my job search. The job search webinars (click on the library) were extremely helpful. In one webinar, the presenter stressed the importance of: 286 more words

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#pzc2015 Day 1 Taming the Wild

“We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.” John Dewey.

This week I am taking part in Project Zero Classroom- a week-long course run by a research group at Harvard University.

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