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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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    Add New Post?

    [caption id="attachment_310" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Afraid and excited to begin again. (Kundel 2017)[/caption] I thought my COETAIL journey was over after the Course 4 final project. I know I didn't tell you, dear cyberspace reader, but I
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    A wish, a risk, and an invitation

    Welcome to the next installment in the ISLUX's Lower School's journey in Creating a Culture of Thinking. Much has happened since we were last together. Last Time We looked carefully at the 2022 vision for the Lower school and sorted the stateme
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    Every Picture Tells a Story

    [caption id="attachment_118" align="alignright" width="272"] Logo created by SW on flaming text[/caption] "We need to understand the importance of graphics, music, and cinema, which are just as powerful and in some ways more deeply intertwined with
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    Social media are changing who we are

    "Our body is physiologically rewarding us for talking about ourselves online" Moffit and Brown, ASAPScience video (below) It is clear from the research behind this video, that using social media not only changes what we do, but also who we biol
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    5 must-use social media for 21st century students

    You clicked! Are you also tempted by list blogposts and then find the content disappointing? There is a list at the end of this post, however. When I asked my colleague Dave's class of 13 year-olds here in Northern Europe how many of them were r
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    Explain it to me like I was thirteen

    [caption id="attachment_99" align="alignright" width="378"] We are not amused: Licensed under Creative Commons by Carl Lender on wikimedia[/caption] Two days ago I watched the film 'Queen Live at the Hammersmith Odeon' from 1975. It took me back t
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    Spoil yourself with excitement!

    [caption id="attachment_247" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Creativity Poster via flickr.com[/caption] It felt like when I was a child. It felt like Christmas and birthday together because there were so many presents. It felt like ne
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    What we mean when we talk about privacy

    Have you seen this video? It demonstrates how far we have come in a short time, that these people receiving week-old news remind us of Rip van Winkle. So we bemoan our loss of privacy. We expect Facebook to allow us to join its network for
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    Plain sailing hits the buffers

    [caption id="attachment_70" align="alignright" width="300"] Image: dreamstime.com[/caption] Everything was going smoothly. I was enjoying taking part in CoETaIL; my ideas about education were being gratifyingly confirmed (like a lot of memorable P
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    Way of the SAMR eye

    Steve talks to himself... - So how did the lessons go, Steve? - Which ones? - You know what I mean. You’ve been procrastinating. - I don’t call it procrastination when I’m busy with other things. - I’ll just let that excuse
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    Ghost Walk

    On Monday 26th September 2016 Rene, Anna, John and Joel took part in a ghost walk around the International School of Luxembourg.The idea behind a ghost walk is for the ATLs to have a greater sense of what is happening across all grade levels in ISL b
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    Might as well face it..

    .. I'm addicted to tabs. As I go through the readings for coetail, I've realized that all the advances in technology and society must be directly related to the introduction of tabs in internet browsers.  A quick search seems to prove my hypothes
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    Survival of the Twittest

    https://twitter.com/steveweatherell/status/782484974352080897 When talking about Twitter, there's only just enough vocabulary to write a nonsensical haiku. Knowing the lingo can get you on the first rung of the ladder. Yet not everyone gets i
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    The day I learned...

    [caption id="attachment_33" align="alignright" width="321"] An example of an analogue medium[/caption] One of my most memorable learning experiences happened during the year I worked as a journalist on a radical newspaper. I had reported in a fe
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    Headlines & Deadlines: the Game!

    For my Course 4 final project (and, eventually, the Course 5 culminating project), I hope to work on redesigning the journalism program at TAS. I am in a unique position for this project because, as the only journalism teacher at TAS, I have almost c
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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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    Watch out! Stepping Into requires Stepping Out

    [caption id="attachment_503" align="aligncenter" width="500"] flickr photo ezhikoff https://flickr.com/photos/47476117@N04/8643578680 Creative Commons (BY-SA) license[/caption] Week Four's readings and experiences centered on stepping into the wo
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    Light it Up

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDcFryDXQ7U I’m currently reading a book (for fun!) called Lit Up by a journalist named David Denby. He’s not an educator, nor does he claim to have educational expertise, but as an educator, I am completely ent
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    PBL: Learning that Prepares for Life

    “Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.” “The school cannot be a preparation for social life excepting as it reproduces, within itself, typ
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    Priming the brain for learning

    I had the pleasure of presenting "Priming the Brain for Learning" for our in-house professional development last week. My intention for presenting this to classroom teachers was to educate them on how important physical activity is in improving lea