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Constructing Modern Knowledge The term making has just burst into my awareness in the last year. It doesn’t seem to be a remarkably new concept, but it is one I think that is been largely overlooked in my classroom over … Continue reading
Either I’ve started my prep day really well, or very poorly. I cannot decide. After reviewing my plans with my substitute (guest teacher… like I invited her in to contribute), I grabbed a laptop and headed to the staff room; … Continue reading
I stepped into an Elluminate room session on differentiated instruction as four of my fourth grade students worked after school to finish the display boards for their Canadian Heritage Fair projects. They share their learning tomorrow in the school gym. … Continue reading
My fourth graders are presenting comparisons and contrasts between each other to there classmates through PowerPoints. Its the usual learning experience: how to be a respectful audience, presenting the main ideas visually, and supporting those ideas with details. It is … Continue reading
1. Desks The 21st century does not fit neatly into rows. Neither should your students. Allow the network-based concepts of flow, collaboration, and dynamism help you rearrange your room for authentic 21st century learning.2. Language Labs Foreign language acquisition is … Continue reading