Teacher-Led Professional Learning

The ISTE Teacher Standard 5 provides four benchmarks for teachers to continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources? My focus areas were: “exhibit leadership by demonstrating a …

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Global Collaborative Project Part II – One Down, Two to Go!

GCP = End-of-Year Bliss At this moment, I am marveling at my students’ ability to pick up a project and run with it. At a time of year when a teacher might expect students’ interest and motivation levels to be waning, the possibility to connect with other children who live …

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Modeling Digital Age Work and Learning: Student Digital Portfolios

The ISTE Teacher Standard 3 provides four benchmarks for modeling digital age work and learning. My focus is to “collaborate with students, peers, parents and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation” (ISTE 2016). My Question How can I help the teachers at …

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Global Collaborative Project Part I – Ready, Set, Action!

My students and I have participated in Pernille Ripp’s Global Read Aloud for three years now, and so we are natural fans of global collaborative projects. By the way, the voting for next year’s books has begun! Click on the Global Read Aloud link above to continue or begin …

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