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#clmooc Puzzling

@cogdog @dogtrax @telliowkuwp @Bali_Maha @NomadWarMachine Challenge: using photo as prompt write blog post #clmooc pic.twitter.com/wz31nZS8ZL — Simon Ensor (@sensor63) July 19, 2015 Puzzles are systems, as Steve Wheeler explains in his blog about the above picture sent to him by…

#clmooc #digilit Random Me

Again an exciting summer of self-chosen professional development to become a better writer and a better teacher. My summer PD with CLMooc often includes poetry. Last year we played #poettag and this year we play #clPoem, suggested by Jeffrey Keefer. That’s the thing about clmooc:…

#edblogaday 1 Lots of Cs

  Why is blogging important to teaching and learning? Consider Teaching is all about learning, and discovering what works to inspire learning is a thoughtful, reflective process. What works? What doesn’t? Will it work next time? Will this lesson work for…

Refresh and #C4C15

  Refreshing this blog after stumbling on the fact that one of my PLN friends, Matthew Brewer, is a Teacher of the Year for Washington State! That’s awesome!  But what’s more important is what that means: it means he has…

#clmooc #lightandshadow

I’ve been missing Kim’s Friday Photos. I wondered where I would find light and shadows in my yard. The day is cool and crisp today but the sun is bright, peeking over the edge of hill across the river, illuminating…

#DigiLit Sunday Blogging Challenge

  It’s Sunday!  DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Click here. This week: Get started or restarted with  class blogging…

Maker MIndset #clmooc #teachdonow

Jackie Gerstein at UsergeneratedEducation pushes us constantly to think through the educational mandates and silver bullets to focus on students and their learning. What will best guide students to become thinking, caring, productive persons? The first thirty-eight slides of her presentation…

#clmooc Mindset to Mindwave

  MINDSETS  Growth Mindset: Embrace and Persist Fixed Mindset: Avoid and Give Up Carol Dweck’s advice [ via Jackie Gerstein’s Mozilla Popcorn ]: We are both. Accept the fixed, then talk back to that voice with a growth mindset. Mindset What?…

#clmooc #middleschool Inspiration

  Inspiration is all around. One place is #clmooc. That is a Connected Learning Massive Open Online Collaboration. I was involved as a participant and as part of the support team. Read about my #clmooc experience and learn about Connected Learning. It really isn’t anything…