Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Google Tools and UDL for Diverse Learners

Introduction The Center for Applied Specialized Technology (CAST) defines Universal Design for learning (UDL) as "a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for...
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An Open Letter to “Sit and Get” PD

My old friend — When I first started teaching, it was always you holding my hand and trying to help me grow stronger. You were...
Alexa Show in the Classroom

Voice Assistants in the Classroom: Life with Miss A

Voice Assistants are internet-connected devices that respond to verbal queries or voice commands. Removing the need for a computer interface has opened up their...
Dennis Doyle at Jordan Hall, Campus of the University of Notre Dame

Design Thinking Workshop during IDEA WEEK

Design Thinking In late April, I had the chance to attend part of Idea Week, a collaboration between the IDEA Center, on the campus of...
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Some Thoughts from A Far!

No matter where in the world we live, teachers are all very much the same, we all have the best interest of our students...
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When It Comes To Learning With Tech, Going Vintage Can Be Good Practice!

I work with over 100 new teachers each year. One of the concerns that many of them express is not having access to the...
Global Student Voice Film Festival

What Will They Remember?

What is happening in your class that students will remember in twenty years? Is the upcoming project one that will be the subject of...
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Learning Transformed

The traditional model of schooling in which students are taught to regurgitate information, ultimately preparing them for the industrial model of the past, must...
Blank Wall by Eric Curts

The Big Blank Wall

SHARED POST: This article posted on Control Alt Achieve from Eric Curts. A while back I had the privilege of sharing a short "IDEA Talk"...
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Facilitation for Today’s Educational Leader

Teacher professional development (PD) is essential if technology provided to schools is to be used effectively. The goal of successful technology PD is its...