by Becky Bair | Aug 29, 2013 | Making The Shift, Passion Based Learning, The Compelling Need for Change, Voices
As the new school year begins, teachers can change their “stuff,” says Becky Bair. That’s the easy part. But if they haven’t changed their teaching lives to fit the needs of today’s students, then their classrooms will never become places where powerful learning is always going on.
by Smadar Goldstein | Apr 5, 2013 | Passion Based Learning, Uncategorized, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning
When an online teacher encounters eighth graders who don’t know much about online technologies, she has two choices: sneak out of the virtual room – or set about discovering what they ARE good at. Welcome to appreciative inquiry.
by Powerful Learning Practice | Apr 24, 2012 | Change, Passion Based Learning, Powerful Learning PracticeThis week, noted educator, author, and thought leader Howard Rheingold interviewed PLP co-founder Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach to answer this question: As digital media and networks make possible more networked and collaborative pedagogies, who teaches the teachers how to...