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 Make Log

Make Log for CLMOOC Documenting #clmooc activities….  What is an alternative to Flickr’s portfolio? I jumped back to my thinklink.com site [ they have a summer challenge also ]. I found my makes, starting with two I started this year, taking…