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Classroom makeover as professional development?

meet our Spacebusters… A few weeks ago, the amazing Maija Ruokanen visited our school.  Here’s a recap of what she had to say. With...
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Owning up to the ownership shift

  How can teachers foster the creativity, entrepreneurialism, and lifelong curiosity necessary for young people to thrive?   What can we do to unpack...
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Making every seat the best seat in the house

how do you want students to feel when they enter your learning space? That was one of the provocations Maija Ruokanen asked our Learning...
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Pull the room together

Meet PAULA. You may already have met. She’s given this phenomenal #Learning2 talk as well as this one (a really really relevant watch for...
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Getting Started With Visual Note-taking?

  Brand new to visual Note-taking? Here are five resources to help you get started: ONE TED has amazing visual notes.  Check them out...
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Portfolios and Science? They’ve got Chemistry.

What role can portfolios play in a chemistry classroom? The author of the amazing CHEMJUNGLE Youtube channel is just three floors away from me...
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Portfolios for Geographers: Mapping out the Mindset

What is the potential for portfolios in a geographer’s world? Let’s look at samples of Geographers preserving, curating and collecting insight in their virtual...
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Starting conversations about spaces

infowidget “Book Club shirt” Because… I’m extremely lucky to work at an amazing school where the learning never stops.  People are constantly keen to think...
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Curate better questions: construct stronger communities

Why has the portfolio persisted as a powerful tool in today’s classroom? Teachers and students have been blogging/using digital portfolios for over a decade...
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Get Pronoiad

Is your faculty paranoid or pronoiad? After recently watching Adam Grant’s fantastic TED talk “Are you a giver or a taker?” I felt the need...