Blended Learning in the World Language Classroom

Before the pandemic forced educators to teach online, I had been developing a blended model for teaching Middle & High School Spanish. Once a week, students would experience online learning in the face-to-face classroom. The model I created not only solved time and management constraints common in the brick-and-mortar classroom, it also was well received […]

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No Time For That: Differentiation Edition

For general education teachers, full differentiation and inclusion may seem like an impossible but necessary task. Differentiation is not an onerous additional task. Differentiating as a gen ed teacher with no time is completely possible, but requires some shifts in how we use our time, and in how we think about differentiation.

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Three digital tools and applications you need to know before you start your online class

EDTC 6104 Community Engagement Project As a career guiding coach, I must always pay attention to, understand, and research different information and dynamics related to future careers. What are the skills and knowledge most needed in the future? What methods and how much time do people spend to acquire these skills and knowledge? These questions […]

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Should Schools Use External or Internal Experts for PD?

As schools balance the need for ongoing teacher education with the time and monetary costs of professional development, it is important to ask questions about evidence based best practices in teacher training, such as is it best to use experts from within the district to conduct trainings or to use outside experts.

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Overcoming Learned Helplessness in the Digital Age

Exploring growth mindset and productive struggle as strategies to move learners from learned helplessness to learned industriousness in the digital age.

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Designing Professional Development to Improve Student Learning

“You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan Retrieved on Aug 23, 2021 from  successstory.com The article Bridging the Gap: Technology Trends […]

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Eradicate digital Helplessness

Standard: 3d. Personalize support for educators by planning and modeling the effective use of technology to improve student learning. Question: How to evaluate and improve learned helplessness in a digital environment through personal coaching? When I first started researching this topic, I hoped to find some treatment solution for the learned helplessness. But soon, it […]

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