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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,…

Joining #teachtheweb MOOC

Another task to keep me learning: Teach the Web by Mozilla.  I may not be able to do everything, but I have already started with my students. During our Genius Project time, we are learning code through the THIMBLE projects:…

You Are What You Curate #ETMOOC

  Do you wonder how to organize all the ideas you want to keep so you can do something with them? I’ve been introduced to Storify, Pearltrees, and IFTTT as ways to annotate and organize those bits of information I want to synthesize and share…

Teach Search Teach Research

Oh yes! My PLN friend, Denise Krebs, reflected on her students’ research skills in her blog post “A Need for Researchers Workshop,” just as my NSD colleagues did the same. Even with our structured science project with Gooru Learning (goorulearning.org),…

SMILES from Summer

What events and people brought smiles to you this summer? Think about your summer days: walking around town in blistering heat or pouring rain with friends; splashing through the waves to the dock; catching the biggest trout; screaming through Tremors…