Tag Archives: learners

More Than One Path

Recently, while on vacation, I visited a playground with my three children (ages 9, 6, and 3). While I watched my three kids play I was struck by something that related not only to the varying developmental abilities of my three kids, … Continue reading

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Importance of Scaffolding

In a recent discussion with a friend, we talked about meeting the needs of our highly diverse students.  We talked about the difficulties some people seem to have with understanding the need to scaffold work for students. The discussion reminded … Continue reading

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Life-Long Learners

This summer, I read a number of interesting, informative and inspiring books. The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall was one of the books I read. Not only does The … Continue reading

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Twitter for Beginners

We are about to embark upon our Staff Digital Learning Journey. We are calling our sessions “Digital Discovery”.  It is an exciting time for us all (and probably filled with some nervousness).  In an effort to make this new learning … Continue reading

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David Warlick Preview

David Warlick (@dwarlick), author of blog 2 Cents Worth, is visiting our district tomorrow for the second time this year. In October, he talked to us during one of our Engaging the Digital Learner evening sessions.  His session was entitled, … Continue reading

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We Did It!

Yesterday was the day that I committed to myself and, more importantly, to my students that we were going to have our Health & Career Education class in the computer lab. I’d been planning this since the summer, but it … Continue reading

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Life Long Learners

The district in which I work is an amazing district, full of truly dedicated educators and people who really care about kids.  They want to make a difference.  And they do. Each and every day. Last week, I blogged about … Continue reading

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Learning To Tweet

Wow! Here I have been, venturing into the world of Twitter, without a clue of how I am supposed to Tweet.  There are certain ways people tweet with @ signs and # signs and names and tags and hashtags and mentions, … Continue reading

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