Monthly Archives: December 2010

The best practice: students teach students about Digital Citizenship (our course project)

The final project for our second COETAIL course, 21st Century Literacy Ideas, Questions, and Issues, was to create and implement a lesson plan based on the enduring understandings of the course.   Our high school AUP, known as the Upper school … Continue reading

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Why put it out there if we can’t have it? Copyright laws, what?

And alas, this is the view of the digital natives and the web generation.  But, can you blame them?  Having grown up on both sides of this technological divide, I can see both sides of the coin.  I can see how … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying: Come back to the playground and say it to my face

Some rights reserved by trix0r Can’t we go back to the simple days of the playground bully?  When I taught back in Colorado in the early 2000s, we had a bully proofing program at our middle school.  As in any school, … Continue reading

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Wolfram: At the front of the “math IS relevant & essential” hunt

It sounds like everyone is feeling like a makeover.  The week after being inspired by Dan Meyer’s Math makeover talk, this TED talks by Conrad Wolfram  came across my RSS Reader.  [On a side note about my tech journey: The cool thing … Continue reading

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I’m getting a Math Makeover

Every teacher wants to be great. Every teacher wants to engage their students in a way that optimizes learning and retention.  As a math teacher, I find that this can be a very daunting task.  Especially as of late, I’m … Continue reading

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