Robert Schuetz

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Climate, Collaboration, and School Culture

What are the assumptions can we make about a school from the moment we pass through the main entrance? Are those assumptions reinforced or refuted …

Education

Teacher Title; Obstruction or Advantage?

What Are Words For; Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning

<b>"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”</b> - Alvin …

School Culture and Perpetual Beta

Perpetual beta is the retaining of a program or system in the beta, or unfinished, stage of development for an indefinite period of time. If schools …

Connectivism

Overpowering the Regularities of School

Shared by Bruce Dixon as part of last week's change.school provocations, HundrED.org is a Finnish organization gathering information from school …

Education

School Stories and the Importance of Coherent, Consistent Messages

You're watching television when a restaurant commercial appears showing beautiful images of delicious meals. Your mouth waters as you gaze upon juicy …

Teaching

What's Your School Mission?

"<i>What's your mission?</i>", Asked Will Richardson. Who would have thought such a simple question could be so provoking and actionable? Richardson travels …

Education

Schools and the Changing Nature of Work

<b>"What do you want to be when you grow up?"</b> <br>Who among us wasn't asked this question during our formative years? How many of us, even after many years, …

Intelligence

What is the Secret Sauce of School Change?

Two More Cs Please

We are nearly twenty percent into the 21st century, and unless you've been trapped under an enormous rock, you've likely come across information …

Education

Change.School; Because Who Wants to Struggle Alone? (3.0)

Change, as I have learned, can be a struggle. I've written previously about my fifty years of learning and teaching in schools, thinking this bought …

Education

Tech Rationing 2017; What's in the Bag?

Last week, Aaron Davis asked, "what are your ed-tech survival rations?" What are those items that would cause you to turn the car around and head …

Mobile

The Subtle Beauty of Early Morning Learning Walks

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how wearable technology was changing my behavior for the better. After a month of walking at least 8000 steps per day, …

Productivity

Four Reasons Why a Library Makerspace Makes Perfect Sense

<b>"Making in the library is about offering students opportunities to move from simply being users and consumers to being creators, by providing them</b> …

Makerspaces

Nocking the Arrow

You're watching television when a restaurant commercial appears showing beautiful images of delicious meals. Your mouth waters as you gaze upon juicy …

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

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The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

As most parents know, kids respond emotionally to the grades they receive — and well beyond the jubilation that goes with an A+ or the despair that …

Teaching

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

<i>100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Learning

Technology isn’t human(e)

Why do we build our institutions on the principle that technology in-of-itself does useful or interesting things? I suspect it’s because culturally …

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an …

Teaching

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Amplify Reflection

Reflection is an important component of the learning process. It can NOT be seen as an add-on, something to be cut if time is running short. We have …

Pedagogy

Top 10 Innovation & Collaboration Thoughts

A buzzword is a word, that is frequently used and fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Currently, innovation seems to be such …

Innovation

Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

Studies suggest that many U.S. students are too trusting of information found on the internet and rarely evaluate the credibility of a website’s …

7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios

Image from Bill Ferriter (@plugusin)Digital portfolios are something that are really starting to take off in schools. There are different software …

Education

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

There are still many disagreements about how to improve the education system so that children graduate with the skills and dispositions they will …

Education

How to easily record video of your classes online (step-by-step)

Do water: a different kind of ‘listicle’

Without really thinking much about it, I’ve been “doing water” a lot lately.<p>Shared photos, old and new, have been of water … near water … in water. …

Kurt Vonnegut

How to Create Screencasts that Don't Suck

Just about anyone can record a video of their screen and upload it to YouTube. But creating a compelling, high-quality screencast that people will …

Filmmaking

Twitter Research

Is Twitter just all about self-promotion? Academic research from Rutgers University examined the characteristics of social activity and patterns of …

Academia