Building Collaboration, Communication and Independence with Padlet

For the final module of our summer EDTC 6104 course, we were focusing on ISTE coaching standard 3. More specifically performance indicators e and g:   E – Troubleshoot basic software, hardware, and connectivity problems common in digital learning environments G – Use digital communication and collaboration tools to communicate locally and globally with students, […]

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Curating Content to Collaborate with Colleagues

How can educators in my district collaborate with colleagues to curate and share resources with each other? I work for a district that has 20+ elementary schools and I find that it is difficult to collaborate with other educators in my grade level across the district to share resources and ideas. In the six years …

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Module 2: Teaching Content Curation to Empower Students

I have found that most if not all intermediate elementary students really lack the skills to check the credibility of sources derived from the internet. Typically students will type a search term into a search engine, like Google and are then faced with millions of results. Here is a great example of a type of … Continue reading “Module 2: Teaching Content Curation to Empower Students”

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Forums, curation, and mathematics (Module 2, Knowledge constructor)

Module 2 is about investigating ISTE Student Standard 3: Knowledge Constructor – “students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.” Looking at the indicators generated a lot of questions for me about how I can foster these things in a college math class. … Continue reading “Forums, curation, and mathematics (Module 2, Knowledge constructor)”

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The Curious World of Curation – ISTE Standard #3 “Knowledge Constructor”

This week: a drink from the fire hydrant. For this module’s question we were assigned to look at ISTE Student Standard #3, “Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.” It was in this context that I was drawn … Continue reading “The Curious World of Curation – ISTE Standard #3 “Knowledge Constructor””

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