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The aesthetic dimension as a language of learning

The Reggio Educators give value to beauty and loveliness, which reflects the relationship between aesthetics and learning. Definition of aesthetic dimension Over time I have come to see the  sense of the aesthetic as much more encompassing dimension than I … Continue reading

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How can we share our learning?

How can we share our learning? It hardly seems possible that we are about to finish the first semester for the holidays. Time certainly flies in the presence of children with my mind spinning from one way of knowing to … Continue reading

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The Finnish Way

I have recently finished reading this book, ‘Finnish Lessons’ by Pasi Sahlberg, which provides a fascinating narrative of Finland’s extraordinary educational reforms. Obviously we all have our own contexts and political and social backgrounds for our educational settings so simply … Continue reading

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Technology Integration

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has established technology standards for students, teachers and administrators in K-12 classrooms. The ISTE, a leader in helping teachers become more effective users of technology, offers this definition of technology integration: “Curriculum … Continue reading

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Response to ‘Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project – Geeking Out’

I read the chapter ‘Geeking Out’ from the white paper, Living and Learning with new Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project. The initial paragraph described a possible definition of ‘geeking out’ – “an intense commitment to or … Continue reading

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Reflections from the EARCOS weekend: The Networked Educator

It is now a couple days on from participating in this workshop about networked learning led by Chris Betcher and Kim Cofino. My head is still swimming with new information and an amazing array of possibilities. The course presenters were … Continue reading

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