Old school is so intimidated about the huge change that is lurking around the corner. We have educated generations of people with a vision for public education based on their experiences inside the classroom for 12 plus years of their life. Public education as we know is spiraling in a direction that a tipping point [...]
Entries Tagged as '21st Century'
March 10, 2011 · 4 Comments · Writing Worksop
I am reading In Pictures and Words by Katie Wood Ray. I received a copy of the book a few weeks back and has been sitting on my desk in my office. Lately I have had very little office time since spending most of my time out in schools and in classrooms, but today was [...]
February 20, 2010 · 2 Comments · 21st Century, 21st century classroom, personal learning network
Cathy Nelson shared this on her blog! This is fantastic! Take a look! The start page this student is using is Symbaloo.
January 5, 2010 · No Comments · 21st century classroom, autobiographical, Blogging, history, inspirational, Miscellaneous, personal learning network
It is 2010 and my first post of the year. I have New Year’s resolutions! So far I am sticking with one and that is to lose 30 pounds. As a life time member of Weight Watchers, I am back. It was the year of 1996 I joined in January and lost about 36 pounds. [...]
October 5, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century, leadership, Web 2.0
Jeff Utech from the Thinking Stick shared this on his blog. It is worth sharing here and thinking about. Are school Administrators out of touch? One person from this blog post wrote that she transfered this video to her iPod and listens to it to keep the faith. Chris Leahman shows powerful vision as a [...]
April 24, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century, reading
We are use to classrooms where there is one person who total responsibility is to deliver instruction. We are so accustomed to this that we are constantly being programmed to think this way. We attend many professional developments where the presenter models this method and we see our own administrator conducting meeting and professional developments [...]
February 22, 2008 · 4 Comments · 21st Century
Are we committing “Pedagogic Crimes” against students in our high stakes testing environment? What happens to real learning when we spend all our time teaching the test? What message are we constantly sending kids about learning?At some point we have come to face to face with tough issues and get real so our kids will [...]
February 11, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century
In Mr. Warlick’s blog today helped me to define the steps I need to take to become a 21st Century Literate Educator. This could not have come a better time in my life as I begin to define my personal learning goals and setup a network of people I care to learn from. The last [...]