Centering Equity within the Four Roles of Peer Coaching

Inquiry Question: How do coaches successfully center equity within each of the four coaching roles?  For the fall course of my SPU Digital Education leadership program, EDTC 6105 focuses on educational technology leadership, specifically through peer coaching. As I continue to learn more about being a successful peer coach and grow in my own experience, I think about the multitude of roles and responsibilities…

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Making in Elementary: Finding the Balance

As part of the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment 1 class in theSPU Digital Education Leadership program, I wanted to investigate best practices for designing meaningful elementary makerspace projects that balance student engagement, empowerment, and self-efficacy while avoiding the frustration that can be caused by open-ended projects and challenging technology. Background Making in Education In his … Continue reading “Making in Elementary: Finding the Balance”

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Using Student Blogs to Empower Learners and Personalize Learning

The vast majority of adults experienced school in a way much different than today’s students. We were passive learners. Our classes were dominated by teacher-talk and working out of the textbook. The main method of learning was outlining from a textbook or note-taking during a lecture. There was little opportunity to demonstrate the 4 C’s […]

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