The Evolution of a Connected Learning Community

Tweet Note: this is the first post in a series about our 2:1 (iPad Mini + MacBook Air 11″) trial at YIS… Now that we’re in our third year of our Connected Learning Community (1:1 program) at YIS, we have been thinking about how to continue to push forward, helping both teachers and students elevate…

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An Unknown Goal (Part 2)

Tweet Despite how long it took me to write my first post about this process, I’ve actually been thinking about my design thinking goal quite a bit since late October when we signed up. While I still like the idea of using the design thinking process to help teachers develop practical and useful technology-related goals…

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An Unknown Goal

Tweet Note: this is the first in a series around my professional learning goal at YIS (more below) At most international schools (and probably most schools in general), each year teachers are asked to create one (or several) goals for the year. In some cases, I’ve had to create three: a personal goal, a team…

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Going Up!

Tweet Have I mentioned yet how lucky I am to be working with Clint this year? It’s been a busy start to the year, as usual, and as we look ahead to see where we would like to be by the end of this academic year, one theme keeps coming up again and again: elevating…

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Orientation 2.0

Tweet Last week we started our second year of our Connected Learning Community (1:1 program) at YIS. Although our program ran really smoothly last year, including our first 2-day orientation at the beginning of the year, we learned a lot and made this year’s orientation even better! Here are a few highlights: Student-Led Sessions One…

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