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    Final Project, Course 4: An ePortfolio Proposal

    I’ve done a lot of inward and outward groaning this past week trying to grapple with my final course 4 project--and ostensibly my course 5 project.  ‘Why did I do such ambitious final projects in the earlier courses?’ I’ve moaned. ‘Now I n
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    EUP- Course 2 Final Project

    I enjoyed working on the "global collaboration" final project with two other Coetailer's Michelle Beard and Lisa Whittingham.  We decided to create our own acceptable use policies and then give each other feedback on our final versions. We started o
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    At the finishing line…

    Phew!!! It’s that time! We’re done! What a journey! Change is good For myself it has been quite a transformation. If you had asked me at the beginning of this course if I could do all that I am able to do now, I would have had a hearty laugh
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    Is There Privacy in the Internet Age?

      [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="885"] Some rights reserved. https://www.flickr.com/photos/111692634@N04/18528198069[/caption] Explicitly teaching students about the importance and the intricacies of privacy online is as importan
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    Global Collaboration Causes Disappointment Which Turns to Reinvention

    My class is entering the third week of the Global Read Aloud and I'm disappointed. A more fair way to say it might be that my students feel let down by the classes we initially connected with and that makes me feel a bit blue too. There hasn't been
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    Put it Out There!

    Put it Out There! Global Collaboration- where do I begin? It’s amazing that we have the tools to connect with others all around the world in a matter of seconds.  I started to use Twitter with a few of  my Grade 2 classes last year and it was
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    Think Locally Connect Globally

    With technology providing information at our fingertips, teaching and learning are undergoing a transformation. The role of the teacher is changing from instructor to facilitator. Technology has the potential to completely shift what learning lo
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    Rethinking Intentions: Should I participate in the Global Read Aloud?

    In How to Determine If Engagement Leads to Learning, a Mindshift post which was an excerpt from the book, “UnCommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids,” by Eric Sheninger reminds us that... That to truly know if students are lear
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    Intro-Extro-Intro

    For years I have scored off the chart as an introvert. I’ve taken the official MBTI three times at three very different points in my life and I am always a definitive “I.” However, I still find myself energized by my colleagues, and when I am g
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    Introduction to #GBCreatingInnovators

    [youtube]https://youtu.be/-qecZPqoiR0[/youtube] (I've been having some issues with Wordpress, so if the video isn't working, check it out on my YouTube channel.) Thanks to Ben Sheridan and the other members of his book discussion for the idea,
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    Making the Classroom a Better Place for the World!

      Change is constant and all around us! It is the one thing in life we can be sure of - change! It depends on the individual how they perceive it and what they make out of it. What is the future of education? Will education as we know it
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    Course 4 Final Project - Decisions, Decisions...

    It is hard to believe that Course 4 is already over.  Throughout this part of the course I have been reflecting on two main ideas that I have always wanted to try in my classroom, one centered on the principles of SAMR, and the other revolving aroun
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    Tuned In, but Tapped Out

    Definitely having trouble with this last post.  Not because I haven’t been reflecting and giving a ton of thought, time and electronic back and forth with my Course 2 Final Project Collaborators...but because of it.  I’m all tapped out. [ca
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    I Did It!

    I can't believe I am finished with all my COETAIL courses and my final project!  In some ways, it seems like yesterday that I started this journey, and in others, it seems like it was forever ago.  What I do know, is that I have learned a lot, and
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    Connections and Communication in the GCC

    My Course 5 Final Project is a regionally collaborative project involving classrooms from the 6 Gulf countries that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). This is the second year we have ran the project, but this year we made many adjustments to
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    Collaboration in the GCC

    [caption id="attachment_142" align="alignright" width="442"] Image courtesy of SpLoT at en.wikipedia[/caption] Last spring, after the culmination of my Course 1 Project, Together in the GCC, I asked the participating teachers to reflect on what th