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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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    Young Students Making Meaning with Makey Makeys

    Young students Making Meaning using Makey Makeys Playing the "playdough piano" Good speakers are key for using makey makeys in a loud class! Rocking out to Billie Jean:  Getting the beat just right is highly entertaining and m
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    "Just" Playing?

    “They’re just playing,” is a sentence I hear again and again.  I’ve uttered it myself, despite my own beliefs in its importance. MindShift’s The Power of Play in Learning,  an article where everything is quotable and tweetable, desc
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    Bring back playtime!

    I’ve read more and more about how schools are reducing recess time, putting in pedals on chairs so children can move while learning, or eliminating free time altogether. I often wonder how this continues to happen when there are so many studies and
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    All Work and No Play

    [caption id="attachment_181" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lindsay Lyon Photography[/caption]   My son began kindergarten this year as a 4-year-old, because his birthday is September 17th, and the school cut off for entering KG-2 is Octo
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    Looking Forward

    [caption id="attachment_394" align="aligncenter" width="400"] By DuEnLiJu (common) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]FLIP IT! Flip It Good This week's readings really got me thinking. I read some great articles about the Flipped Classroom:
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    Music is Too Much Fun

    I nervously slipped into a chair across from my principal. As a teacher, getting called into the head's office is almost as nerve-wracking as when I was a student. I waited quietly for him to start, but my head was exploding with guesses and implausi
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    Evaluating using TPAC and SAMR

    The Task Using one or both of the frameworks presented (TPACK and SAMR), how would you evaluate your own practice of technology integration? Focus: rather than taking a broad overview, I've chosen just one app to evaluate - The Do Ink Green S