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    The Future of Education

    Will education as we know it change because of technology? I certainly hope so!   Where and how will you be teaching in 5, 10, 15 years time? I know my teaching practice has changed in the last few years.  3 years ago I might not have see
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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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    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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    Course 4 - Final Projects - Magic Carpet Ride

    OK... So I am not really sure what I want to do... [caption id="attachment_635" align="alignright" width="402"] Photo Credit: blazerowner via Compfight cc[/caption] I have thoroughly enjoyed the past 4 courses of COETAIL. It is the best Profes
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    Visitors only please...Residents by permit!

    Are you a visitor or a resident? [caption id="attachment_629" align="alignright" width="368"] Photo Credit: Canadian Pacific via Compfight cc[/caption] Resident - An individual who lives a percentage of their life online. Visitor - An indivi
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    The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Oculus Rifts

    [caption id="attachment_391" align="alignright" width="300"] flickr photo by Sergey Galyonkin https://flickr.com/photos/sergesegal/9084799176 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license[/caption] When contemplating the future of education, im
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    Looking to the Future

    [caption id="attachment_181" align="alignnone" width="300"] CC0 Public Domain[/caption] This week's reading got me thinking about how I want to do things next year.  The problem is not overdoing it all at once. The content for this week actually
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    The Evolution of Education

    Photo Credit: stangale via Flickr cc Although there have been advances in technology that have changed almost all aspects of today's life; technologically speaking very little has changed in schools. If this is the case, the question we should be ad
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    Education Rebooted

    Nearly every industry in the world has changed beyond recognition by the invention of computers, the internet and mobile technology. The world has been rebooted. But has education changed and evolved?  The simple answer is no! In the 1800
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    The Future of Learning-It's a Collaboration of Trust

      [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"]          flickr photo shared by whoever, whomever under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license[/caption]  The internet will be the disrupter for higher education Clayton M Christensen
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    Children Can Have Their Voices Heard!

    Kids are creative in so many ways and thanks to the internet the ability to share their creativity has spread dramatically! I was shocked to listen to the Scott McLeod’s TedX discussion about Martha from Scotland to learn that she was only 9 years
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    Evolution, Revolution, and Trends

    My mentor, a 30-year-veteran Librarian from Kansas, talks about teaching trends with annoyance and an eye-roll. "Every 10 or 15 years, a trend comes back, labeled as something else, and we're expected to try it again, even though it didn't work the f
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    You name it I will play it

    I am here today to admit something... I am addicted to games. You name it I will play it. So how did this begin? [caption id="attachment_590" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: kytetiger via Compfight cc[/caption] Well play is t
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    SPARK

    SPARK The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it and turn it inside out. Whats the SPARK in your classroom? How do you ignite children's learning and curiosity?   [caption
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    Tomorrow's Skills Today

    My eldest daughter ( who is nearly 4) started her education this year in Pre-School. She may not leave formal school until it is 2030. 2030...Wow! I am just going to let that that sink in a little! What will the world will be like in 2030? What
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    Messing around in Course 3 - Course 3 Final Project - Modern CV

    [caption id="attachment_554" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo Credit: Ryan Dickey via Compfight cc[/caption] When creating my Course 3 Final Project my thoughts turned to the past. I have been working at the International School of Luxembour