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    Rolling it Out

    THE BIG IDEA And I'm back... As you may recall from my last post, my co-worker, Amy Mulvihill and I set out to lead a DIY STEAM ASL for upper elementary school students at our school. Sticking to the merits of our idea, we want to create a studen
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    My Coetail Journey of Things Done and Those Yet to Come...

    flickr photo shared by Yogendra174 under a Creative Commons ( BY ) license As much as the it was difficult for me to start the Coetail process for Course 5, once I got into it, it was so much fun!  I partnered with Lauren for our final project,
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    Coetail Continuum

    flickr photo shared by Robert Q Benedict under a Creative Commons ( BY ) I have been very open in my previous posts about my struggles with settling into my new role as a mother of two, my new role in my new school, and my new role as a member of
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    Come Together...

    flickr photo shared by <a After weeks and weeks of feeling lost, feeling like I wanted to return to my previous location, feeling like I would burst into tears, things started to come together.  With my book sorted, leveled, and distributed; c
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    A Shout Out To My People (Being in touch in the final days of COETAIL...)

    (Disclaimer - if you're even remotely considering ever trying out badging as a project with your learners, you will be hard pressed to find as much inspiration as the links and shoutouts in this post will give. I give mad and total props to all my pe
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    Blogging - Posts Left Unsaid (and Unpublished)

    flickr photo shared by brianna.lehman under a Creative Commons ( BY ) license The start of a new school year.  New clothes, new books, new faces, the promise of starting over, making changes, doing all of those things you swore you would do last
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    Playing with numbers

    To help think about the relative value of the different kinds of uploads in e-portfolios discussed in my post  The Movie [gallery ids="1259,1258,1257"] I have given each type of upload a score from 0-2 against the criteria in the ISZL e-portfo
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    The Movie

    It seems I'm not alone in exploring the world of e-portfolios. Other Coetailers have been here. Among others: e-portfolios Reflection Process GOT IT The e-portfolio as a tool for collective Reflection and story-telling by Zoe Digital Ci
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    GoFormative and Prosper?

    The end of COETAIL is fast approaching and the due date for the final project is ever looming...I have so enjoyed every part of the experience but I must admit I lost that loving feeling a little when I found out that course 5 couldn't be used for cr
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    Take off with Twitter!

    Twitter. It is, hands down, the tech tool that has had the greatest impact on my personal and professional development.  However, this wasn’t always the case. My Days as a Lurker I joined Twitter in November 2011 while at a workshop led b
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    E-Portfolios - Getting Started

    In my Unit 4 Final Project I shared an 'Understanding by Design' Template, which I will use to guide this project. As this is a year-long project, I only anticipate completing the first stages to submit for my Grade 5 project. In my last po
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    Timelines

    In my last post, I thought about the criteria for excellence in portfolios. I think this blog should tell our e-portfolio story thus far. Idea 1: Write the blog post as a journal detailing what we've done each week regarding e-portfolios. Prob
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    COETAIL Final Project - Flipped programming

    There is often a satisfaction that goes along with things coming full circle, not so in this case. [caption id="attachment_223" align="alignleft" width="300"] flickr photo shared by Andrew_D_Hurley under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license [/capt
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    Transitions - Course 5 Final Project

    As a Learning Support teacher, I spend most of my time supporting students with their academic work and collaborating with colleagues to support our shared students.  Although I have plenty of experience collaborating on units of study, I rarely dev
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    Modding Your Professional Learning Network

    Professional development is great, but the real growth in education comes from individuals that you interact with. Building your own network of educators that inspire, teach, and challenge you is crucial to continuing your growth as a life-long leane
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    Dear Future COETAILer ...

    I’m not in the business of handing out advice, I rarely offer advice even when people ask for it. But I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to offer future COETAILers some advice as they embark on their journey ... [caption id="attachment_214" a
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    The evolution of a PLN

    Like most things in life, the development of my PLN has been a journey.  Prior to joining COETAIL, I thought I was “connected.”  During Course 1, we were encouraged to create accounts for various programs to broaden our connections with a globa
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    Creative problem solvers

    Our school recently held its second “Dream Summit,” a weekend dedicated to reviewing and updating our strategic plan.  In preparation for the event, each participant was asked to watch Tony Wagner’s keynote at Miami Dade College Convocation in