Bridging the Gap: From Teachers to Technology Coaches Module 1

New Learning This week I am writing my first blog post for a new quarter, one where we will explore what it means to be a servant leader following the model of a peer coach. Through the quarter my classmates and I will use those two frameworks to investigate the integration of technology into instruction. … Continue reading “Bridging the Gap: From Teachers to Technology Coaches Module 1”

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Helping Students Help Themselves: ISTE Teacher Standard 1

To Inspire and To Plan As we begin a new quarter in EDTC6103, we are starting to look at the teacher standards for ISTE.  Standard #1 for teachers deals with facilitating and inspiring student leaning and creativity.  This, in and of itself, is not really remarkable, but the scope and the methodology presented by ISTE … Continue reading “Helping Students Help Themselves: ISTE Teacher Standard 1”

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Module 1 EDTC 6103 Video Integration into Google Classroom

During the Spring quarter in the Digital Education Leadership M.Ed. program at SPU we are investigating the ISTE Standards for Teachers. Our first module asked us to reflect on and investigate ISTE Standard 1. The standard led to the question; how can teachers use their knowledge of content, teaching, learning and technology to advance student … Continue reading “Module 1 EDTC 6103 Video Integration into Google Classroom”

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Module 1: Empowering Students to Set and Achieve Learning Goals for Improved Outcomes

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) revamped and rereleased the student standards for technology in 2016. Throughout this quarter in my M.Ed. program will be reflecting on the 2016 standards, considering one standard at a time, carefully reviewing that particular standard and asking a question to guide our investigation in order to apply the learning … Continue reading “Module 1: Empowering Students to Set and Achieve Learning Goals for Improved Outcomes”

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Empowered Learner – ISTE Standard #1

“Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.” – ISTE Student Standard #1 Given the topic this week and the triggering event question being asked – dealing with how students can leverage technology to take an active role in learning, … Continue reading “Empowered Learner – ISTE Standard #1”

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Soliciting and Providing Feedback through Peer Coaching Experiences

Overview At the start of the quarter, Triggering Question: How can a peer coach effectively self-assess and gather feedback from others in order to grow as a coach and ensure that the feedback is accurate? For my final blog post of the quarter, I chose to combine my exploration of how to best gather and share […]

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Redefining the Writing Process through Digital Instruction, Collaborative Projects and Assessments

Reflection Overview While last semester of SPU’s Digital Education Leadership master’s program focused on ISTE standards for students, this semester has examined ISTE standards for teachers.  So far, we have looked at standard one, to facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity, and standard two, to design and develop digital age learning and assessments.  Naturally, these […]

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Why Do We Need to Define What 21st Century Learning Looks Like?

This week in my studies with the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University, I am continuing to explore ISTE Coaching Standards 1 and 2 by investigating what effective student learning looks like. Just as norms are an important part of a peer coaching relationship, so too is a shared vision for what effective 21st century learning looks like. This […]

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Exploring What it Means to be a Peer Coach

This quarter in my studies in Digital Education Leadership at Seattle Pacific University, I am studying the practice of peer coaching. I have arrived to the table unsure of this role and ready to explore the model alongside my cohort of peers who come from rich and diverse educational environments. So, I am starting with the […]

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