Quakestories: Student Responses to the Japan Earthquake

It’s hard to believe it’s already been almost two months since the Great East Japan Earthquake. We’ve been back to school since April 4th and time has just flown by – even faster than usual for this time of the school year. Although things are starting to feel more and more normal every day, it’s…

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Beginning With Blogging

One of the best things about my new job is that I get to teach my own class, grade 6 MYP Technology (my favorite class to teach, actually). As much as I love coaching and working with lots of different teachers and students, there is just something special about having your own class to work…

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How To Connect Your Students Globally

Cross-posted on the TechLearning Advisors Blog Two weeks after returning from the Flat Classroom Workshop in Hong Kong, I am still inspired and energized about what learning could (and should) look like. The key component for me was connecting students, both face to face and virtually, from a variety of backgrounds to work together to…

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Reflections on the Flat Classroom Workshop

Last weekend I had the honor of co-leading the Flat Classroom Workshop (pictures here) with Julie Lindsay at the 21st Century Learning Conference in Hong Kong. I have to admit that although I knew it would be amazing after everything I had heard about the Flat Classroom Conference in Doha earlier this year, I had…

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