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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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    It's been a while but I'm feeling creative!

    After leaving this site dormant for too long I am inspired to begin sharing again. The inspiration came from fellow COETAILers who completed a SUNY course on creative teaching with me and inspired me along the way. As part of the course we reviewe
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    Creativity in the classroom

    I am finishing up my Masters right now and one of my courses is CRS501 with Dr. Kara Schwabel, a course dedicated to creativity in the classroom and in schools. What a meaningful and transferrable course this has been. We have had meaningful discussi
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    Categories & Tags Glossary

    "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." Digging Out of a Digital Hole's Category W
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    Sew Electric, Sew Fun!

    [caption id="attachment_1304" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Sew Electric--E Textiles Book[/caption]   Heightening Anticipation Give Purpose and Motivation I’m taking an online graduate course in Creativity offered by the State Un
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    Creation Station

    Throughout my COETAIL journey I have reflected quite a bit on what I do in my classroom, how I have taken my learnings and made them ECE-Art friendly, and how next I can change to improve what I do for my learners. Around October of 2016 I wrote t
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    Fire up your Innovation Engines! A book review and a reflection

    Can Creativity be Taught? I'm taking an online graduate course in Creativity offered by the State University of Buffalo (SUNY) for my M.S. degree (two more courses to go!).  This is the same university that many Coetail students are doing the
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    Leave Unstructured Play Unstructured, Please

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="511"] Some Rights Reserved by plasticrevolver[/caption]   In a conversation about homework and unstructured play, we find an assumption that unstructured play happens outdoors. What about chil
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    Taking the Plunge!

    All Too Quick! Course 5 is already upon us, and I am SO ready to take the plunge into our Final Project! I have thought A LOT about this project since the beginning of Course 4, and now, I am finally going to put it into practice :) [caption i
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    Collaboration: Get a Grip. Get a Group. It's a Could not Would Approach

    Innovative system change requires a change in the self to change the individual experience. The range of what we think and do Is limited by what we fail to notice And because we fail to notice That we fail to notice There is l
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    Innovation requires "constant conversation and side-by-side work"

    I love the idea that rehearses in your mind so many times that when it reappears you think of it as a new idea until you realize it's the same beautiful idea iterating itself forward. An idea that is always on my mind: "How do we optimi
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    Travelling Tales -A COETAIL Course 5 Final Project

    Travelling Tales When creating this video, I thought it would be challenging to make 10 minutes’ worth of video content. As it is the video is over 10 minutes and there is still things that I did not put in! How did that happen? I think my proje
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    Slowing down to Travel with a Tale...the plan

    The end is near to this wonderful COETAIL experience. I am trying to put the finishing touches to my Video. I just published 2 more Travelling Tales ( that is 4 now )  when suddenly I realised I have not published my plan! Doh! My plan was not se
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    Everything I doodle, I doodle it for you

    make your learning sketchy this November. How do I get my sketch on?  Use The Noun Project, and provide access to relevant icons to allow you/your students to think about a bank of images related to your course. Keep it simple. Remember t
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    From lurker to ...

    It seems a long time ago that I wrote my first blog post I am a lurker...but I am changing... I was ready for some changes to my teaching practice however I did not anticipate the transformation that enrolling in COETAIL would allow me. Welcome to
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    Love at First Project

    This week of learning about project, problem, and challenge based learning could not have come at a better time. My school has recently adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and from what I can gather, we are moving toward a more trul
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    Lift Off

    [caption id="attachment_649" align="aligncenter" width="218"] CC J.Bevans 2016 Created with Typorama[/caption] Lift off. I have made a decision, finally. For my Course 5 Final Project I am going to be working on Travelling Tales. It is (I hope...
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    Ch-Ch-Change!

    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
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    Ch Ch Changes

    A little over a year after my first ever blog post and a lot has changed. I was a lurker a year ago.  Personally   I was happy to consume content  - I used Twitter as way for checking football gossip ( I still do this...but not as much
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    With the adventure in mind!

      [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="341"] CC0 Public Domain[/caption] Working with CoETaIL has really pushed my boundaries. Even though I floundered (more times than I can remember) it has been an amazing roller coaster ride so far