5 Ways Learning is Different Today (for Parents)

Over at Eduro Learning we’re working hard to help parents, teachers and schools thrive in the digital age. One of the new things we’re most excited about is our new series of online classes and resources designed specifically for parents. We know that parenting in a technology-rich world is not easy, and after having worked…

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Getting Out of the Filter Bubble: Finding “The Real You” Online

I recently had a great (and timely) conversation with one of the counselors from International School Manila at the EARCOS Teacher’s Conference in Kota Kinnabalu, Malaysia (check out all the resources from all of my sessions here). She said: “I wish there was a way to help students recognize what their online profile looks like…

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Parenting in a Digital World

One of my roles as Consultant-in-Residence at NIST is to offer workshops for parents about technology and learning. Having done the same thing at both ISB and YIS for the last eight years, this is something I know parents appreciate, and really helps support the type of teaching and learning we want to happen at…

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Journaling Toward Balance

Yesterday a parent at a workshop expressed concern about the amount of time his grade 9 daughter was spending online – between school, homework and free time online, he felt like she is spending her whole day looking at screens. This is not the first time I’ve heard a parent share these kinds of concerns and I…

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The Evolution of a Connected Learning Community: Parent Edition

Note: this is the third post in a series about our 2:1 (iPad Mini + MacBook Air 11″) trial at YIS. Check out the first and second posts for some background. One of the things that made the implementation of our Connected Learning Community (1:1 program) so successful four years ago was the input and collaboration between all stakeholders…

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