Posts on my educational blog.
Learning in the Cloud
Recently I have grappled with the problem of developing an online course within my VLE that uses modern thinking on pedagogy for 21 st Century skills. The course I am developing is called the Design Workshop and this is the pedagogical design which underpins it.
Not my first post but a recent one that I like a lot.
One of my favorite Web2.0 phenomenon is something called Social Reading. [I describe it as uptexting but we'll stick with what the real academics call it.] Analogous to Collaborative Writing - think of when our students collaborate in authoring text on a Google Doc - Social Reading involves the act of collaboratively reading and responding to texts.
In which I post my beliefs as well as ask a question of the blogging community
I am reblogging this so I can find it next fall. Just when you wonder how you're going to start the year... Yesterday I posted my final picture book post for all of the signposts in the amazing book Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst.
Although I initially started blogging in 2011, in took a rather long hiatus and just revived my blog this July, 2015.
(or: It Happened One Conference...) Supposedly the ideas that come to us aren't really original, but just remixes of influences, experiences and other ideas that we build upon and shape with our own transformative twist. If this is the case, then maybe inspiration works in the same way...it's not borne out of one particular incident,...