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    Eduro Learning: Coaching as Leadership

    I know pretty much straight away who at my school would be a good candidate for me to coach during the next few weeks (and beyond). I chose a new member of our Year 3 team Sara. She is new to teaching PYP and since joining our school in September has
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    Course 5 Final Project

    Well, its hard to believe I am writing my last COETAIL post. Not my last blog post ever thanks to my COETAIL experience!  What a journey it has been over the past year and a half. I have learned so much which has enhanced my teaching; its hard to kn
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    Course 5 Final Project

    I would like to begin by saying thank you to the COETAIL community for this experience! I have learned so much on this journey and I could not have done it without you all. [caption id="attachment_282" align="aligncenter" width="300"] flickr photo
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    Oh! Now I get it!

    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
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    Old dog, new tricks

    You can teach an old dog new tricks, or in this case - an old teacher can be taught new technology! [caption id="attachment_260" align="aligncenter" width="300"] flickr photo by derekGavey https://flickr.com/photos/derekgavey/4190468784 shared u
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    The end of this journey begins the next one.

    As I wrap up my final few weeks on this COETAIL journey, I am really thinking about how I want this final project to be AMAZING! I am planning on taking a topic that I honestly am very bored with and making it way better! [caption id="attachmen
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    Course 5 Final Project: E-Portfolios and Seesaw

    Well, I hope all my fellow Coetailers had a great summer break and a great start to the new school year! As ever with the start of each Coetail course during this whole experience (which I have loved), I have found post 1 of Course 5 difficult to wr
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    Getting in the Flow or "The Slow Clap"

    My first full week of the school year is complete. So far, I absolutely love what I do.  It is completely different everyday, full of puzzles, people and practice.  I'm dedicated to looking at this with the beginner's mind as I go through each da
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    How Am I REALLY Doing?

    Since I am part of the technology pilot in our district which has been involved in determining the devices, learning management systems, and policies our district will use starting next year, I will get to help teachers move forward with the integrat
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    I hope to go Back To The Future!

    Classroom of the Future Pilot [caption id="attachment_246" align="aligncenter" width="452"] Mrs. Lewis' Classroom of the Future[/caption] About seven years ago, I took part in a pilot in my district with Steelcase (a local furniture company) ca
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    Tech Break/Brake

    To Tech Break or Tech Brake? THAT is the question. A few weeks back, I mentioned that I was reading a book called Lit Up by David Denby. Actually, I think I waxed poetic about it and quoted the introduction several times (even though I had just
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    Badge Envy

    Every Wednesday afternoon, I walked a little slower than usual out of Jackson Elementary. The girls with teal uniforms crowded around a table in the library resource room. I wanted that sash. I needed that sash. Alas, it was not to be. My mom woul
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    Healthy Living: a DIY job

    This past week I've been researching wearable heart rate monitor devices that are waterproof, track time in various heart rate zones, and do not need a chest strap. Why? Because this is where Physical education at middle and high school levels need t
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    Who's down with T.P.P.?

    I came to a realization after reading the article on TPACK framework: that the framework may be just be outdated and obsolete. Throughout this course we have been discussing and addressing the idea that content itself is not as important as "acces
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    COETAIL Final Project - Digital Story Telling and Kidblog Fun!

    Well folks....I am finished with my COETAIL course 5 project and here it is! I decided to work with my Grade 3 class on Digital Storytelling with a focus on imagined narratives about our Solar System. It fit perfectly with my current Unit of Inqui
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    Comments on Commenting

    [caption id="attachment_176" align="alignright" width="209"] Grading and Feedbackflickr photo by thebarrowboy https://flickr.com/photos/thebarrowboy/6263897021 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license[/caption] It's nearing the midpoint of the