Guest post by Linda Ullah with teacher Meghan Ross on how to bring wonderment to the Kindergarten classroom. They share how the children did research on endangered species. Then they wrote about an animal and then presented their reports to their 4th grade buddies.
Episode #75 is with Tara Linney who is currently working as an EdTech Coach in Paris, France. She has a passion for advocacy and equity which is what led her to write the book “Code Equity: Keying Girls into Coding.” She is also a leader in Global Collaboration projects. Don’t miss her journey.
In Episode #74, Cary Harrod shares her journey of being a technophobe to leading the technology integration program at Forest Hills SD, OH to returning to the classroom to see and implement what personalized learning looks like.
I always believed project-based learning (PBL) could be personal by encouraging students to collaborate with others and be responsible for their own learning. However, there was confusion around the differences between projects and project-based learning. I saw this when my children were in fourth grade and brought home directions to make replicas of California missions. …
Episode #73 is with Nancy Weinstein, the co-founder and CEO of Princeton, NJ-based Mindprint Learning that she founded with the perspectives of both a parent and an innovator. Realizing a need to address a common challenge for parents and educators, she drew upon her background in science and business to create Mindprint.
Episode #72 is about Trevor Bryan, a K-5 Art Teacher in a New Jersey Elementary School who has two core beliefs about the arts. The first is that the arts foster joy and connection, especially when times or topics are tough. And the second is that the arts help us to make meaning of our human experience.
Episode #71 is with Tonya Gilchrist Tonya Gilchrist who is an internationally experienced educator, presenter, consultant, instructional coach, and curriculum specialist. She specializes in amplifying inquiry across reading and writing workshops and effectively utilizing the workshop model in host country languages.
Paula Ford, a Kindergarten teacher in Cupertino, CA, shares the Driving Question for this World Changers PBL: How can you change the world when you grow up? Paula shares how the kids took the process seriously and chose careers that could change the world.
A cross-post from Sheehan Lake in his 3/20/19 LinkedIn post “What I Learned at SXSW about his first visit to SXSW EDU and the first few days of SXSW. Sheehan shares his reflections of both events, sessions, and shares people who he met during the conferences.
Rachelle Dene Poth is a Spanish and STEAM: What’s nExT in Emerging Technology Teacher at Riverview Junior-Senior High School in Oakmont, PA. She is the host of the weekly #formativechat. Rachelle is the President of the ISTE Teacher Education Network and the Communications Chair for the ISTE Mobile Learning Network. Rachelle was selected as the …