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VFLR Celebrates Connected Educator Month (Wk 3)

Posted by on Aug 15, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Voices | 0 comments

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: Kindergarteners take turns as global tour guides; ballad of frustrated staff developer; bulid your own secure social network inside your classroom; social studies teacher leads urban teens to become activists via social media.

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VFLR Celebrates Connected Educator Month (Wk 2)

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Uncategorized, Voices | 0 comments

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: Skyping across the globe in elementary; building active citizens in high school; leading schools where teachers collaborate and connect; and, in the middle grades, writing and publishing creative works online.

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During Connected Educators Month: Voices from the Learning Revolution (Wk 1)

Posted by on Aug 1, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Voices | 1 comment

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’ll feature several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: From lurkers to connected learners; resilience in the high-stakes classroom; connected PD that’s free; what good classroom tech looks like.

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Developing Our Students as Active Citizens

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Less Teacher, More Student, Making The Shift, Student Life, The How of 21st Century Teaching, The Moral Imperative, Voices | 16 comments

The question becomes, how do we translate our history students’ understanding of past actors into action by young people today? In March we decided to chuck the traditional exam format and craft a project to help students make this connection and consider what it means to be an engaged citizen.

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