Kimberly House

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What is Your Watch? #TeacherMyth - Leading, Learning, Questioning

I started last school year with a watch that had a dead battery.<p>All day long, my watch showed it was 11:11.<p>I told myself I’d get it fixed. It …

Standardized Testing

A Checklist for Bloggers – Kindling for the Campfire

<b>Ready for five steps to better blogging?</b><p><b>ONE: From the top</b><p>Make sure you have an engaging title for your post. Also make sure your title isn’t too …

Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Thinking About Learning<p>In 2005, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed everything we know about learning in a paper called <i>How Students Learn</i>. In …

Pedagogy

What We Ask of Our Students and What We Do

Please watch this video created by Rick Burkett and his students:@gcouros Here is my video response to your evening session @LIU12_PD @rlmaderj …

How I Turned Formative Assessment into a Dialogue with My Students

A few years ago, formative assessment returned as a frequent topic of discussion in faculty meetings and professional development sessions. I started …

Comment on A Taxonomy of Reflection: Critical Thinking For Students, Teachers, and Principals (Part 1) by latifaalsaleh

Developing students’s high level of thinking is something all teachers and educators should build up their way of teaching on it.<br>These Taxonomy are …

10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

AJ Juliani, is an educator I have worked closely with over the past few years, and I greatly admire his work. Soon (April 2), he will be launching …

Student ePortfolios in the High School Science Classroom: Q & A

Q: What’s an ePortfolio?<br>A: Let me start by saying that, like most of what I use in my teaching, I didn’t invent ePortfolios and I can’t answer for …

The 3 Stages of Documentation OF/FOR/AS Learning – A Guide to Documenting Learning

Documentation OF/FOR/AS Learning has many objectives, goals, levels, and components. My work is concentrating on making pedagogical documentation …

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

The Peril<p>The dissemination of digitized, teacher-driven content is not full blended learning. Though this can be viewed as a first step toward new …

11 Essentials for Excellent Digital Portfolios

According to Dr. Helen Barrett (PDF), portfolios fall into two categories: the positivist approach (using portfolios for learning), and the …

edtech

Ten Reflective Questions to Ask at the End of Class - Brilliant or Insane

How deep is your commitment to reflective practice?<p>Do you maintain a reflective journal? Do you blog? Do you capture and archive your reflections in …

Teaching

Dividends on an Investment.

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”<br>― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol<p>“GotCredit” by Invest<p>…

Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking and the PYP was the topic of discussion for the February 7th 2013 #pypchat.<p>Questions:<p><b>1. What is thinking?</b> <b><br>2. What is visible …

High Tech Reflection Strategies Make Learning Stick

Indeed, as Mayo anticipated, blogs have consistently inspired the emerging writers in his classroom to reflect on their progress. In a recent post, …

Concept mapping – helping students to track their learning.

Our Grade 3 teachers, Mr Karl and Ms Stacy have just finished a UOI on Migration, they shared a sample of before and after concept maps and …

10 ways to make learning meaningful…

Whether your students are completing assignments, inquiring into areas of their interest, covering curriculum or exploring their passions, to what …

When Does Real Learning Happen?

<b>Learning, the real learning, happens…</b>• When you are intentional about learning<br>• When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by …

The Vulnerability of Learning

If you want a culture of creativity and innovation, where sensible risks are embraced on both a market and individual level, start by developing the …

How 'Deprogramming' Kids From How to 'Do School' Could Improve Learning

The class read Timothy Slater’s article, “When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing?” which discusses the unspoken contract that can exist between …

What Makes a Master Teacher

The term “master teacher” seems to get thrown around a lot, but is something that many educators aspire to be. In my ten years in the field of …

Teaching

Sharing…a teachers imperative – Future Wise

We are able to share thoughts and ideas about anything and everything with the click of a button. It is so easy to share these days and we all do it. …

Education Technology

Why Design Thinking In Schools Loses Power When It’s Reduced To A Checklist

Design thinking has been slowly gathering momentum among educators for the past few years as a way for students to engage with real-world problems …

Independent Ideas

Why Balancing Priorities Is Essential to One-to-One Computing

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Should we focus on teaching or learning?

“<b>Inquiry happens when you focus on the art of teaching</b>.” Kath Murdoch.This is an interesting moment in Kath’s conversation with teachers. I lose …

'The reality is that technology is doing more harm than good in our schools' says education chief

Australia has spent $2.4 billion putting laptops in the bags of as many schoolchildren as possible through the Digital Education Revolution of the …

Education

OECD: The world must invest in education technology

The road ahead will be challenging, but an overhaul of education is vital for everyone, the OECD's Andreas Schleicher tells The Memo.

16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now.

It’s been interesting to watch over the last year or so a growing chorus of parents, authors, educators and even some policy makers begin to …