A More Effective Online Peer Coach

As part of my studies with the Digital Education Leadership program at SPU, I recently engaged in and completed an exercise in peer coaching with a teacher.  I took into consideration that I now work at a startup, and the professional learning I would be working with her on would be all online and for a particular product. I … Continue reading A More Effective Online Peer Coach

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Growing your Professional Learning Networking – EDTC 6103 – Module 5

How can I participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning? (National Education Technology Plan 2010) The word networking to me as a public school educator is such a foreign concept.  An idea meant for young entrepreneurs and marketers. Even more for those who are just … Continue reading Growing your Professional Learning Networking – EDTC 6103 – Module 5

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ISTE – Innovative Designer – Deliberate Design in the Classroom to Promote Student Capacity

I initially began by asking myself – “how can my middle school students know and use a thoughtful design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems? Specifically speaking when creating an argument how can my student’s design and test their ideas to solve their genuine problems?”  I know there … Continue reading ISTE – Innovative Designer – Deliberate Design in the Classroom to Promote Student Capacity

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ISTE – The Empowered Learner: My Hero Project

The next step in my coursework in the Seattle Pacific University, Digital Education Leadership program is to work my way through the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) 2016 student standards. First, looking at ISTE standard 1 – Empowered Learners, and specifically for my students I will focus on how “students use technology to … Continue reading ISTE – The Empowered Learner: My Hero Project

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