Alfie Kohn‘s latest article in The Huffington Post, “What Passes for School Reform: ‘Value-Added’ Teacher Evaluation and Other Absurdities,” is worth reading and sharing with your colleagues and your social network. I just posted in twitter and to my Facebook page. The article’s hyperlinks lead readers to more information on a variety of topics (e.g., [...]
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August 28, 2010 · No Comments · 21st Century, digital storytelling, New Writing Pedagogy, writing, Writing Worksop
Once again, a group of teachers are involved in a discussion of Troy Hicks book, The Digital Writing Workshop. I welcome your participation.
April 7, 2010 · 1 Comment · 21st Century
The Bonnie Hunt Show — March 16, 2010 — Sir Ken Robinson, an expert on learning and education, explains what is not working in our school systems these days.
October 9, 2008 · No Comments · Resources
Top Five Spelling Resources This is good everyone. Visit Tom Barrett at ICT in my Classroom at http://tbarrett.edublogs.org/2008/10/03/top-5-spelling-resources/. I had to share this one. Think Before You Jump Some good thinking here. “Don’t expect anyone in your staffroom to empathize with your new found vision. Where you previously sourced information (your primary sources : colleagues, [...]
September 28, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century
I found this video from TED to be most powerful in thinking about learning and teaching in the 21st century. I hope you enjoy. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. TED started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become broader. The annual conference [...]