by Powerful Learning Practice | Jan 13, 2020 | Connected Leadership, Leadership, Making The Shift, Voices
Technology helps students with connecting, creating and sharing, but devices are invisible in my definition of active learning. We need to be chanting: empowerment, collaboration, equity, agency, self actualization, and transcendence for kids and for us all within a system that serves as the birth place for every other profession. We need to be chanting these things instead of technology, technology, technology.
by Powerful Learning Practice | Dec 6, 2019 | innovation, New Tools, Sheryl, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, TechnologyIt is common from time to time for connected colleagues to send me questions for my input. Usually, it is motivated by one or more of these factors: curiosity, wanting to inform their practice, or maybe information for a paper or book they are writing. One such...
by Sharon Davison | Apr 28, 2015 | Less Teacher, More Student, Making The Shift, Voices
As an educator I want my students and their families to be a part of our daily learning. When this is encouraged, parents feel welcomed to engage. Through our ability to model this and offer invitations to extend learning outside of our classrooms parents begin to work alongside us, the teachers who are working hard each day to make a difference for all of our students.
by Kathy Cassidy | Jul 2, 2012 | Creating Global Classrooms, Making The Shift, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning
Management of our iPads is more of a hassle than I had anticipated. But it is clear to me that these devices ARE making a difference. When I see the studentsâ€™ engagement, their learning, their sharing and their pursuit of their passions, I canâ€™t help but be convinced that these devices have the potential to transform my classroom.
by Powerful Learning Practice | Jan 4, 2012 | Learning, News, PD, Powerful Learning Practice2012 is here, and with a new year comes a host of opportunities for personal improvement, professional development, and cultivating positive habits and new learning. We are proud to offer two brand new eCourses, starting in just a few weeks that will help you achieve...