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Denver Teaching & Learning Circle DATE: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 | 6:00-8:00 pm LOCATION: RAFT | 3827 Steele St, Unit C, Denver, CO 80205 Personalized Learning for the Whole Learner: EdSurge Teaching & Learning Circles for K-12 Educators Over the last 12 months EdSurge traveled the country to understand how educators are implementing personalized learning in their schools and districts. We published over 80 stories from educators focusing on what works and what doesn’t work. Our biggest learning? You cannot personalize learning without first taking into account the needs of the whole child.
The Impact of Social Media project aims to provide highly interactive student-centred classroom activities for use both within and beyond the classroom. The open-access materials were designed to support the curricula in the UK and Hong Kong, but have since been taken up by teachers and students internationally. Laura Pountney is a teacher in sociology, a senior examiner for anthropology and the author of several textbooks. Laura also […]
“I don’t know what to do, and if I did know what to do I wouldn’t tell you, because if I had to tell you today I’d have to tell you tomorrow, and when I’m gone you’d have to get somebody else to tell you.” – Myles Horton, We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations [...]
7 January 2019 How parents working in tech view education and the future of work Who better to ask about the future of work in tech, and what we can do to prepare youngsters, than parents who themselves work in that area. A new report has done precisely that; it has canvassed the views of parents who work in tech "Education policy and lifelong learning provision needs to meet the needs of a fast-moving, fast-changing labour market that ensures opportunities for all." Parents worry about their children’s future.
Search for: Learning to be a teacher, one day at a time… Menu New Year’s resolutions. January 1 flips over and we spring into action trying to improve ourselves. Yet by February, those promises are long forgotten and we’re back to our old habits. Thanks to decluttering our homes of unneeded possessions has been added to the standard new year’s resolutions along with getting in shape and having a better diet. The new year is also a time in schools where teachers find ourselves faced with implementing new ideas and initiatives.
Menu Anxious, yet Eager. It is really hard to believe that this is my fifth course with . It all started over 13 years ago in ECMP 355 (Intro to Computers in Class), in the Fall of 2006. Around 20 of us huddled in the computer lab working on desktops building websites using code and exploring this fairly new site called . Fast forward three years to the Winter of 2009 and I was back again with Dr. Couros in ECMP 455 (Classroom Computers Advanced). A LOT had changed in those three years. Twitter was a new and emerging tool and people were beginning to grow their (PLN).
Moving into Educational Leadership – lessons learned Search Main menu Post navigation 5 Tips for Pedagogical Leadership. Posted on by Jennifer Le Varge () asked me to skype in and chat to her participants in her PYP workshop for Pedagogical Leadership. She asked if I would share my ‘top 5 tips for being a TRUE Pedagogical leader’ and her aim was to create some cognitive discourse among participants. I immediately said “yes!” but then had that usual seed of doubt mixed with panic. Do I even have 5 ‘top tips’ ? If so, what and how could I possibly best share? A busy week for me in the Southern Hemisphere, as schools are preparing for the beginning of the new academic year, and I had two workshops to present, and in the same week, so beautifully planned by that thing called life, was the complete pack up and moving of house for a family of 4.