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    Game On

    My final project is an interpretation of the Flipped Classroom model. While I have every intention of running a flipped format for the duration of my Geometry unit, my students and I have had great discussions about possible pitfalls and what we wi
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    Flipping Geometry

    [caption id="attachment_432" align="alignleft" width="300"] Flipping Geometric Design (Source:Flickr)[/caption] Why do you think this unit is a good possibility for your Course 5 project? I've been trying to come up with an idea for my Course 5
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    device (r)evolution

    [caption id="attachment_428" align="alignleft" width="300"] device (r)evolution (Source: Flickr)[/caption] Looking back at the many classrooms that I have worked in, I can trace the evolution from no devices to too many devices. In my first year o
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    back to the future

    [caption id="attachment_425" align="alignright" width="300"] Futuristic Learning (The Jetsons, 1963) Source: Smithsonian.com[/caption] Will education as we know it change because of technology? This is the question that I have been wrestling wi
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    Flip the Switch?

    [caption id="attachment_421" align="alignleft" width="300"] Source: Pixabay[/caption] I've been hearing about the idea of the flipped classroom for the past few years and to be honest, reflecting on my research this week, I don't think I've given
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    Project Tech

    It was interesting to consider the differences between the multitude of acronyms floating around this week's readings. What constitutes PBL from PBL or CBL and vice versa. Ideally, the choice of pedagogy that one follows comes down to a combination o
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    Am I a SAMR-ai?

    [caption id="attachment_410" align="alignleft" width="189"] Young Samurai (Photo via Good Free Photos[/caption] I suppose that it might be time to abandon my childhood dreams of achieving samurai warrior status. There are a few hurdles that I would
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    pre-zen-tation transformation

    [caption id="attachment_393" align="alignleft" width="300"] Screenshot of revised presentation (C. Polzen)[/caption] While I have always had an interest in graphic design and typography, I haven't taken the time to fully apply my design interests
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    data for good

    [caption id="attachment_382" align="alignleft" width="298"] Screenshots from Sidewalk Assessment & Implementation Strategy (C. Polzen)[/caption] The image to the left is a data visualisation that I created back in 2004. At the time I was worki
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    Once upon a time...

    Everyone loves a story. Bedtime stories... ghost stories... jokes... we have all enjoyed those moments of hanging on the words of another person, waiting for the punchline... waiting for the insight... waiting for the magic of sharing the experience
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    pre-zen-tation imagination

    [caption id="attachment_308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image Source: Pixabay.com[/caption] Anytime that a presentation starts with references to Japanese food I'm immediately hooked. The visual presentation of the food is as equally important