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    Badging and Gamification Plans...

    It feels like a lifetime ago that I was peeking over Patrick’s shoulder and being a lurker behind him as he went through his CoETaIL. It seems like a long time ago that I made the decision to take the course myself. Yet it is not that long ago (I a
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    Plugging Along: A Badging Update

    We started the badging with the 6-8 graders. We focused on 4 areas and just the most basic skills: setting it up and making sure they are logged in: Skyward, Blogger, Edmodo and GAFE. They had videos to watch that demonstrated how to do all the s
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    The Future is Bright

    I have to admit, one of the reasons I chose to become a COETAILER was because I was nervous about my role in the future classroom. I saw the digitization of education and was scared that I would not be able to keep up. I feared all the challenges te
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    And So It Begins...

    Variety is the spice of life. I like to move. Well, in theory I like to move. I like the idea of moving and of experiencing new things and new cultures. In reality, I hate to pack up all my stuff and decide which of my precious items will make the cu
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    Half-Baked Ideas

    Just Start a Blog Entry I am really struggling with what to do for my final project in COETAIL. This post is supposed to highlight what my ideas is and to even create a lesson plan to go with it. If I have not pinned one idea down yet I am allowed
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    Forecast for Change

    [caption id="attachment_405" align="aligncenter" width="356"] opensource.com[/caption] Will education be changing because of technology? Unfortunately, education seems to change at a snail's pace. I hope it does change, but I hope that technol
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    The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Oculus Rifts

    [caption id="attachment_391" align="alignright" width="300"] flickr photo by Sergey Galyonkin https://flickr.com/photos/sergesegal/9084799176 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license[/caption] When contemplating the future of education, im
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    The Future

    Technology: A metaphorical Enzyme SAMR focuses on the use of technology in the classroom. TPACK zooms out and looks at how technology  integrates with content and pedagogy. I'd like to zoom out further to think about Technology acting as a
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    The Future of Learning-It's a Collaboration of Trust

      [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"]          flickr photo shared by whoever, whomever under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license[/caption]  The internet will be the disrupter for higher education Clayton M Christensen
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    It's the End of the World As We Know It

    Will education as we know it change because of technology? Where and how will you be teaching in 5, 10, 15 years time? As I read this prompt this week about whether education as we know it will change because of technology, the song “It’s the en
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    Evolution, Revolution, and Trends

    My mentor, a 30-year-veteran Librarian from Kansas, talks about teaching trends with annoyance and an eye-roll. "Every 10 or 15 years, a trend comes back, labeled as something else, and we're expected to try it again, even though it didn't work the f
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    Where Do We Go From Here?

    flickr photo shared by Ken Whytock under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license </small The million dollar question that I continue to come up against as a teacher, and a parent: "How can you prepare students for the future if you are stuck in th
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    Badges for PYP Final Exhibition: Coetail Final Project

    While this is the end of my Coetail Course 5, I feel that my experiences with tech integration with both students and teachers are just beginning. This course (as in Coetail in its entirety) has been an incredibly rewarding experience. It has also be