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    Blogger's Block: A quick remedy

    generator.x show flickr photo by jared shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license What can nine post-it notes do for your next post? I think of this space as a sandbox for thinking. Blogs can be a place to curate questions, ruminate, ideate an
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    Intentional Introversion

    quiet flickr photo by hoodoo youdo shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license A little Quiet is quintessential for schools Schools are remarkably social places. Conversations are the lifeblood of a healthy campus, and each of us has a ro
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    At the End of the Day...

    Today I had a profound realization. My students here in Saudi Arabia have been blogging all year with students in a small town in Minnesota in the U.S.A. It has been amazing because they are discovering that they are similar in so many ways and they
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    Portfolios for Geographers: Mapping out the Mindset

    What is the potential for portfolios in a geographer's world? Let's look at samples of Geographers preserving, curating and collecting insight in their virtual worlds: 1. Jeremy Crampton   University of Kentucky Prof in Geography Dept. Or
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    Curate better questions: construct stronger communities

    Why has the portfolio persisted as a powerful tool in today's classroom? Teachers and students have been blogging/using digital portfolios for over a decade now.  So why does it continue to feature at conferences, as a topic of online discussion,
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    Sharing...a teachers imperative

    We are able to share thoughts and ideas about anything and everything with the click of a button. It is so easy to share these days and we all do it. We share our thoughts about a variety of subject areas from the weather, the food we are eating, mus
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    The ball was in our court...but we had to find the players

    [caption id="attachment_199" align="aligncenter" width="657"] credit: Stéphane Vermeulin, adapted from CC geralt[/caption]   I used to think I could connect easily with my peers. It was presumptuous. Now, I think that I was blinded by
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    A Checklist for Bloggers

    [caption id="attachment_486" align="alignnone" width="500"] trung1145Kite #5Via Flickr[/caption] Ready for five steps to better blogging? ONE: From the top Make sure you have an engaging title for your post. Also make sure your title isn't too lon
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    Sowing ideas one post at a time

    [caption id="attachment_480" align="alignnone" width="640"] abbyladybugPomegranate Seedsvia Flickr[/caption] How can we use blogs as fertile fields for ideation? I do believe that my thinking helps to push that of others.  Sometimes in the way the
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    The time I realised I was actually creating my own network...

      At first you meet. Then you start working together...even eventually sometimes you even become friends. Soon everybody leaves to another country... and you start keeping touch. This is our story, right? I'm sure I'm not the only teacher
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    Stop lurking and start learning...

    Technology Integration at my small school (under 400 students) is something new. The administration decided to change the name from ICT Teacher to Technology Integrator because they had a vision (and so did I) to include technology into daily practic
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    Curiosity Saves.

    [caption id="attachment_379" align="alignnone" width="632"] MattPreparing For Descent[/caption]   A few weeks ago I asked my fantastic grade 9 class to give me a prompt for my blog.  They quickly constructed a bank of provocative ideas fo
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    Course 4 Final Project: Tuning In

    Having spent some time looking at the use of blogs in Grade 5 Exhibition, I'd like to extend this in Course 5 to developing e-portfolios. Blogging and e-portfolios - what's the difference My current understanding: A blog is written to share