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Congratulations for Truth

Have you read Verena Roberts post yet?  Did you congratulate her on receiving the iNACOL Innovative Practice award . You know she acknowledges it is because “of all of you out there who supported and helped facilitate open classroom projects over the last…

#RSCON4 Inspirations for #CE13

Don’t miss your chance! Teachers now have access to free quality professional development via current online technologies. Experience this live with thousands of educators from around the globe by listening to the 4th annual Reform Symposium Online Conference, RSCON, which…

#clmooc #f5f Future

Thanks to #clmooc facilitators and participants for an amazing adventure that will likely keep rolling. One future idea I have is to create a space that will be a hub for connected learners to find and share projects. Here’s my…

Writing Today #clmooc in the future

Writing. It’s thinking. It’s planning. It’s research. It’s design. It’s everything about being a digital learner, and more for connected learners. If you aren’t sure what that means, visit the National Writing Project’s Digital Is community,  DML’s Connected Learning site,…

Liebster: Discover New Blogs

  What an honor! Liebster (sweetheart / beloved — we love blogging) Blog Award! Thank you Laura Coughlin at Love::Teaching for sharing this fun award. I see this as an award that recognizes the uniqueness of “smaller” bloggers — those with…

#clmooc #toyhack Being Yourself

Week 2 of #clmooc is #toyhack provided us with a chance to hack something tangible and familiar. Its purpose was to help us stretch out to experience “the make.” In the Twitter Chat, Joe Dillon reminded us that we are “developing…

Digital Literacy: Ownership #etmooc

Who owns our data? Our School Our school encourages in our daily work and curricula a continuous emphasis on digital citizenship and digital safety; we practice citizenship in our classrooms, virtual and in reality. This discussion and practice we hope…

Week Two #etmooc Goals

Goals for #etmooc, reviewed: As I embarked on this journey in #etmooc , I asked these questions: Given the access, technology, resources, and requirements available to me, how can I create a classroom world reflective of what my students need in…

Learn everywhere #etmooc #ceetopen popcorn

We learn everywhere… In #etmooc and #ceetopen, we encourage collaborative learning by challenging each other to try building artifacts that demonstrate understanding. Our #ceetopen participants (and my PLN buddies Scott Boylen and Denise Krebs ) recorded very short videos of…

Remix: Beauty of Connected Stories #etmooc

Stories: crystals of life held for time… A remix…   Watch Darren Kuropatwa‘s archived session here, learn from Darren’s Slides and find more resources here. During the session Darren asked participants to record and share 5 seconds of video with him via DropitTOme and…