by Sharon Davison | Feb 21, 2019 | Less Teacher, More Student, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Blogging has created amazing opportunities for me to share my voice using an asynchronous tool to be transparent about what I am exploring and discovering in regards to learning and how technology can really enhance learning experiences for myself and my students.
by Jennifer Carey | May 23, 2013 | Making The Shift, Personal Learning Networks, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Summer is a great time for educators to hone their classroom skills, deepen their content knowledge, and grow as professionals, says history teacher and connected educator Jennifer Carey. With computer access and an Internet connection, you can bring professional development to your own living room at little or no cost. Jen shares four ideas she’s pursued herself.
by Ann Michaelsen | Dec 4, 2012 | Creating Global Classrooms, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning
Public blogging, says teacher Ann Michaelsen, has proven to be the best way for her Norwegian high school students to sharpen their English writing skills. “When I do something everyone can see,” says one student, “I make it as perfect as I can.” Assessment data: Eleven of her students are finalists for the 2012 EduBlog award for student blogging.
by Peter Skillen | Nov 30, 2012 | The How of 21st Century Teaching, Uncategorized, Voices
How can we help novice learners become more expert learners? Canadian educator Peter Skillen has created collaborative journal writing environments to move kids beyond social commenting and into deeper thinking. Here, he shares some of his techniques and invites dialogue.
by Kathy Cassidy | Aug 24, 2012 | Creating Global Classrooms, Making The Shift, Voices
For Kathy Cassidy, going back to school means “I set up my classroom, I think about how I will meet the needs of the students I will have, and I plan new ways I will meet my curriculum outcomes.” She’s done these things her entire teaching career, of course. “But because I am now a connected educator, I no longer do them alone. I do them with an entire network of educators online.”