Katie Jean

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Digital Portfolios: Revise, Reflect Publish

At the end of each school year, I ask my students to select several different writing assignments produced throughout the year and edit those pieces …

Screencasting on a Chromebook - Teacher Tech

More and more I am loving my chromebook. It is super light weight, boots in 8 seconds. Most of what I do is web based anyway. I use a lot of Google …

Why Chromebooks Should Rule The School

Opinion |<p>Why Chromebooks Should Rule The School<p>By Greg Klein     Jul 2, 2013<p>CC BY 3.0 Image courtesy of Flickr user seanmfreese<p>I help schools think …

20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning

<b>20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning</b><p>by <b>Laura Reynolds</b><p>While assessment gets all the press, it is <b>feedback for learning</b> that can transform …

25 Ways To Promote Passion-Based Learning In Your Classroom

Common sense tells us that students are more likely to learn if they are motivated by and engaged with the curriculum or project at hand. Now, hard …

How to Use a Simple Font Style Guide for Consistent Course Design | The Rapid E

I was reviewing an elearning course recently. About twenty screens into the course, I noticed that the developer changed the title font from a solid …

Almost…1000 Words

Follow @paulbogush<br>I just tried something new with the kids this week. I almost got it right, it’s almost something worthy of repeating, it’s almost …

Assessing Student Progress Using Blog-Based Portfolios

<i>Editor’s note: Kathy Cassidy is the author of a new book from Powerful Learning Press,</i> Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary …

4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom

Traditional American classrooms tend to fit a particular mold: Students face the front of the class where teachers lecture.<p>Students take notes, …

9 Ways to Give (More Effective) Writing Feedback

Grading essays is a tricky business. Commenting on every problem leads to a sea of ink that can overwhelm students. Vague remarks like “needs more …

Ghosts of War: WWII Photos Superimposed on to Modern Street Scenes

History is often seen as a subject of cramming – what we often don’t appreciate, is how intertwined it is with our present. Dutch historian Jo Hedwig …