This weeks post is looking at whether I have made progress in my integration of technology in the classroom and from my learning what tips or advice could I suggest to others who may be just starting out on their own examination of technology in the
"Words Are Important was my favourite lesson in Primary School. I loved learning about words and their meanings. Vocabulary is a beautiful word in itself and gives people the power to express themselves."
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A prompt often posed at meetings or conference sessions to illuminate the power of collaboration:
"Think back on a time when you engaged within a group that resulted in success."
"What were the conditions?"
Let's be honest, in our professional efforts we often intimate that the collaborative experience is a "feel good" one.
I think half the time we're as much trying to convince others as ourselves.
We also try to sell discussion, negotiation,
I will be honest, when I began this COETAIL journey I really didn’t understand the whole community engagement piece. One of the first things I had to do was get a twitter account and post something?? Yikes! I was 45, and considered myself to be qui
You can teach an old dog new tricks, or in this case - an old teacher can be taught new technology!
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While I was watching Mimi Ito's video on new media practices, I started to take
Due a decline in student performance and lack of cohesiveness in our mathematics fact fluency instruction, my school has organized a way in which each grade level would provide opportunities for students to consistently practice their math fact stra
My own practice of technology integration has come a LONG way. As a millennial myself, I can remember getting our first ever family computer and first using AOL instant messenger in 7th grade. Technology has been a part of my life for almost as long
As an educator I'm always looking for ways I can shift the paradigm of my profession away from the traditional. Very often I frustrate myself by thinking too big, and by expecting administrators, colleagues and institutions to change and adapt quickl
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So much has been workshopped, blogged, tweeted and packaged in terms of helping educators everywhere come to terms with '21st Century Learning.' We