Why is digital writing so complex and challenging both for teachers and students? We know that writing does matter, no matter if it is digital or written with a pen or pencil. The process is of writing still the same and has not changed. What has changed with the digital age is the fact we [...]
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November 23, 2011 · 4 Comments · digital writing, digital writing workshop, New Writing Pedagogy, writing
Every teacher has an impact. Great teachers make a positive difference. Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions that form the fabric of life in our best classrooms and schools. He focuses on the specific things that great teachers do … that others do not.
November 4, 2011 · 5 Comments · 21st Century, learning, reflecting, Teaching
There has to be a mind shift from the familiar traditional learning environment. In a traditional learning environment the classroom is teacher centered and the teacher is upstage and the teacher has all the control over learning. 21st century thinking the thinking is reversed. The classroom is learner centered and what happens in the [...]
December 20, 2009 · No Comments · 21st Century, change
Today my Google Reader is overflowing. Finding the time has been difficult this week with a full workweek, community events, Christmas parties, shopping, dance recital, a quiet overnight trip to Charleston, SC with just my wife- no children. I found some time yesterday and I got stuck reading David Warlick’s post titled Why Are We [...]