Category Archives: Course 1

Blogging on Human Rights

Essentially there are two facets to this Understanding by Design unit. Blogging_on_Human_Rights[1] Part I calls for (see the embedded Unit below) middle school students to either be given or they select by their own choosing a country/region of the world. … Continue reading

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10 Digital Tools for Digital Educators

Saturday afternoon the last session of the conference was “10 Digital Tools for Digital Educators” http://www.diigo.com/user/jutecht/10digitaltools  It could take a year to unpack all of the great resources surveyed in this final but certainly not least of all the sessions. … Continue reading

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Quick Resourse Codes

The first session attended on Thursday was facilitated by Jeff Utecht on Quick Response, or QR codes. The way I understand it, a QR code is essentially an enlarged bar code which links users to further information on a particular … Continue reading

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15 Ways to Use the Computer in Your Classroom

During session 5 Friday morning 11:30-12:30pm the 25th I attended “15 ways to use the computer in your classroom” hosted by Darrin Schumacher. At the beginning of the session Darrrin stated something significant, “the curriculum should drive the technology, not … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy/ Exploring New Terrain

Kim Cofino conducted perhaps the most interesting session (certainly the most visually aesthetic) attended during EARCOS, one on Visual Literacy http://makingalastingimpact.wikispaces.com . What immediately comes to mind writing on this session 5 days later is a point she was making … Continue reading

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I Search Paper

I attended a workshop on Thursday afternoon during session 2 of the EARCOS conference detailing the I search paper format. http://isearchinsideout.wikispaces.com/  The session was co-conducted by Mary Tish (a fellow COETAIL participant) and Bethany Shull, English teachers at the International … Continue reading

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