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Will you take the #CoETaIL challenge?

  One of my most inventive colleagues teaches French by placing his students, whenever possible, in authentic language situations. When they need to learn employment...
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Catalysts for understanding

If you watched the video, you now know that the Earth spins because it formed from rotating dust and nothing has stopped it so...
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Paradigm Shift by the Dashboard Light (CoETaIL blog tour)

“We’ve got this new concept, the idea of cloud storage… it’s become much more of an unremarkable thing nowadays for musicians to collaborate and...
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Social Learning – it’s what the Internet is for (CoETaIL blog tour)

“Is this the latest version of Windows movie maker?” Freddie asks me in class. “What is the population of Luxembourg?” Marie wants to know....
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What the 1 to 1 classroom has taught me

“Despite their growing popularity, laptops may be doing more harm in classrooms than good.” (Mueller and Oppenheimer, 2014) This grandiose conclusion was drawn when the...
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Never mind the bubbles – a future fable

Graduating Class of 2035! My name is Indira Xi. I was born, like most of you, in 2017. This was around the time that many...
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Beware the poison butterflies

Last week, teaching my Middle School students some basic coding (in the land of the blind… etc), I programmed a game, at least I think...
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Dewey want to Seymour Learning? It’s not Godin be easy

PART 1 Does this ring a bell? “The subject-matter of education consists of bodies of information and of skills that have been worked out...
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Learning 2 integrate technology

Imagine going to an educational conference where, although technology is central, in many sessions it is not even mentioned because everyone is too busy talking...
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Learn design theory – then follow your heart

It’s so easy to create your own new blog or website: a handful of clicks to give it a cool name, choose a groovy...