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Placing Value On Fluency

In a recent classroom experience I found myself discussing what I felt I really looked for in student success with learning and technology,after a brief moment I commented that I felt that student being able to develop a level of new fluency with tools and learning was paramount. I chose this because even though students …

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Flipping My Technology Classroom

It happened almost by accident. I had made tutorial videos before but had only used them in Photoshop or lessons which use Powerpoint or videos.  I had some videos on Youtube but was not employing it as a tool in my classroom all the time. Just as my students were finishing a web design assignment …

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High School 1:1 Technology Initiative

The school I work in is currently in the beginning of a 1:1 initiative. The theme that keeps coming back to me as we meet and discuss the possible changes to our high school learning is the necessity to really take the time to implement a team approach to curriculum development for this initiative. I …

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What Is Project Based Learning?

This blog is my attempt to capture the experience of my research into Project Based Learning. Over the past two years I have been participating in coursework and professional developement with a focus on project based learning and collaborative learning environments. My research has led me to investigate 21st Century Learning Initiatives as well as …