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Classroom Blogs Build Confidence: Sharing Our Action Research

Just about three weeks away from heading to Bangkok, Thailand! Besides seeing the beautiful people and land of smiles, I am looking forward to presenting a workshop at the 2014 EARCOS Teachers’ Conference, which will be hosted in Bangkok. I get … Continue reading

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Building Students’ Learning Network with RSS Feeds

Building up students’ stamina for reading blogs takes time and patience. I am careful not to create too much of a fuss about having to read blogs regularly; however, I think students can find great examples from out in the … Continue reading

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Technology User Agreement

Perfect timing. In addition to our CoETaIL Course 2 Project, our new administration has asked the technology committee to create a Technology User Agreement (TUA) for Pasir Ridge International School (PRIS). The school is quickly moving forward in terms of … Continue reading

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Listening with Empathy

“Listening is the beginning of understanding… Wisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening. Let the wise listen and add to their learning and let the discerning get guidance.” —Proverbs 1:5 According to Danah Boyd in the article “Bullying” … Continue reading

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Digital Tracks Even in Borneo

I have been gearing up for change. Next year will be my last year teaching at Pasir Ridge International School (PRIS), located on the island of Borneo. That will complete five superb years serving the students and community here in … Continue reading

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Snap Shot Writing

Sara Holbrook, author, poet and educator, introduced Snap Shot Writing as a quick way for teachers to assess students’ writing. You can apply any subject (math, science, social social, etc) to the format. I just returned from Spring Break holiday, … Continue reading

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