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CARP Jr: Design Principles REDEFINED (FINAL COETAIL PROJECT)

Children are growing up in an increasingly visual world, yet many still struggle to convey ideas and understanding in a comprehensive way. Design is...
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Silence isn’t Golden.

Speak Out Why do we see digital learning spaces any differently than physical? What is it about social media platforms like Twitter and Google+...
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Show What You DON’T Know

What Challenges do EdTech Coaches Face? As I was reflecting on my coaching practice, I thought about some of the points mentioned by Jill...
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Transforming “Screen Time” with MakeyMakeys

As an EdTech Coach, I’ve been questioning the quality of screentime happening in many classrooms and schools. For the past few years it’s seemed that...
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Introducing Final COETAIL project: CARP Jr (Week 1 Progress)

For my final COETAIL project I have designed a 6-week unit on visual literacy elements aimed at lower primary (KG-G2).I was particularly interested in...
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CARP Jr for KG-G2: Course 4 Final Project UbD

It dawned on me while I was introducing the CARP design principles to a grade 3 class that many students are unaware of visual...
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Implementation vs. Integration

Should schools be implementing or integrating technology? This question was first presented to me by a member of the IBO at the 2015 ECIS Tech...
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Coding: A Blast from the Past

Coding: The Way of the Future or a Blast from the Past? As 2015 draws to a close (and Course 4 does as well),...
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Game On

“No play, No learning – Know play, Know learning” Donna & Sherry playbasedlearning.com.au “Game based learning (GBL) helps students improve problem-solving skills and make...
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Teddies, Tech & PBL

I’ll never forget the first time I learned about CBL (Challenge-Based Learning) in the classroom. It was while working in Indonesia with Jane Ross,...