Professional Development

#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…

#clmooc teach writers

br /> Please read this important post by Kim Douillard: https://thinkingthroughmylens.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/a-burr-in-your-sock/ I’m thinking about these powerful words Kim wrote “I worry about who in our schools gets the most formulaic writing. Why are our English learners, our students of color,…

#clmooc Adjacent Possible and Embodied Learning

Adjacent Possible, Embodied Learning,  and Verbal Learning: Connected Learning Principles and Values  Reflection inspired by Terry Elliott Note: Connected Learning Principles ConnectedLearning_report.pdf. (n.d.). Retrieved July 7, 2014, from http://dmlhub.net/sites/default/files/ConnectedLearning_report.pdf Interest Powered “When a subject is personally interesting and relevant, learners achieve…

#clmooc Play is the game

Play / Collaboration Play is the game, and collaboration is the strategy. Mindshift’s Jordan Shapiro article reiterates this: Play is useful because it simulates real life experience — physical, emotional, and/or intellectual — in a safe, iterative and social environment, not…

#clmooc #blogamonth Learning Walk

Gami Link Sharpen The Saw Principal Jessica Johnson explains how she will read and attend conferences, reminding us to Sharpen Our Saws by quoting Steven Covey: Sharpening the saw means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have – you !…

#clmooc Starts Monday June 16

It’s Monday (or almost) and time to play! Build your personal learning network. Lurk and learn from others who are creating and making. Join in and make yourself or make together. Share and use ideas in the Make Bank. Read…