Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’:

Leveraging tech tools to support collaboration

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has developed a vision for student success for our global economy called the Framework for 21st Century Learning.  This Framework describes the skills, knowledge and expertise students must master to succeed in work and life. Every 21st century skills implementation requires the development of core academic subject knowledge and understanding among

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Collaborative Technology Tools in the Classroom

This term I am teaching a new online class for Portland State University for their Instructional Technology Certificate program.  The course topic is collaborative technology tools in the classroom.  Just as my students are reflecting on their work – I too will be documenting our progress and sharing my own thoughts and ideas. How can

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Celebrate Poetry on Monday 4/30/12

April is National Poetry Month and our school is having several events to celebrate.  Students are encouraged to submit their original poems to the “Poet Tree” in the Library all month.  We plan on sharing poems for “Poem in your pocket” day on Thursday, the 26th.  I am thinking of coordinating a semi-field trip to

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Poetry Day Celebration with Skype

Our high school is hosting an open mic poetry day in the Library on Friday, April 29th 8-2:30pm PDT. We would love to have various classrooms Skype in for 5-10 minutes and have students (ages 10+)  read a poem – original or published. Contact me to get on the schedule — still plenty of open

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Nominate your TOP TEN Young Adult books by 10-10-10

Join a collaborative project.  Go to: http://10-10-10.wikispaces.com/ Get Involved: This wiki is open to anyone who loves YA books. You don’t have to be a teacher-librarian to share your love of reading! Choose a theme: You can recommend your TOP TEN YA books of all time, TOP TEN YA fantasy books or even your TOP TEN

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Blogging and beyond

Blogging can be used in any number of ways. It can be used to form a reading discussion forum or posting short current events articles and invite students’ thoughts. You can use it to foster communication among multiple classes or serve as a student progress log on a lab or research assignment.  Some teachers use

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Directory of Classroom partners for VoiceThread projects

A year ago I began the VoiceThread 4 Education wiki.   It has grown into such an incredible resource for educators who are looking for real VoiceThread samples from classrooms of all grade levels and subject areas. The VoiceThread Ning is another great place to meet other educators who love using VoiceThread. At the suggestion

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