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Cultivating a calling: what made you want to become a teacher and what keeps you motivated?

Started Mar 16, 2013 0 Replies

The discussion title is the assignment for the speakers at the Gates Foundation presentations like this one. …Continue

Advances in Digital Storage has Made Other Changes Possible

Started this discussion. Last reply by John S. Oliver Jul 22, 2011. 2 Replies

Consider this info graphic that presents the Evolution of Storagehttp://visual.ly/evolution-storage I recall when one floppy disk seemed like plenty…Continue

What are your reflections on this manifesto?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hazel Owen Jul 18, 2011. 1 Reply

I bumped into this summary of key concepts in the form of a manifesto http://schoolofeverything.com/about/manifesto It…Continue

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The solution of little 'r' school reform | IN 60 SECONDS

If onerous regulations don't improve education, what will? Rick Hess, AEI's Director of Education Policy Studies, says that empowering teachers to make decis...
Jun 3
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The purpose of education is to confuse you and hide the truth.

This video is not about flat earth. Original video of Michael S. Schneider https://youtu.be/Ih1ZWE3pe9o More information at https://mindyourdecisions.com/blo...
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Cell Phone

 I talk into the bottom of this wee box.At the top of the box the voice of my brother responds.He lives hundreds of miles away.I hear him as well as if he was across from the dining table. One time per month an affordable bill is sent to each of us.We can do this again next month if certain protocols are followed. My super huge telecom company sends an electronic bill to me.A different super huge telecom company sends him a bill.These phone bills are not on paper like how our parents were…See More
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Who was the Tom in Peeping Tom?

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The Sun Sneeze Gene

I have the photic sneeze reflex so I sneeze when I look at bright light. Check out 23andMe: http://ve42.co/23andme *So technically the single nucleotide swap...
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Colour Mixing: The Mystery of Magenta

Why doesn't magenta appear in the rainbow? The answer lies not in physics but in biology. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Can...
Apr 13
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MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

* You Changed My Life *..I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? Frankie wasn't hard to miss. He was sitting at the back of the class, leaning back on his chair with his feet up on the desk. A miniature Fonz, Frankie's clothes were…See More
Apr 4
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MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

* You Changed My Life *..I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? Frankie wasn't hard to miss. He was sitting at the back of the class, leaning back on his chair with his feet up on the desk. A miniature Fonz, Frankie's clothes were…See More
Mar 30
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Image worth spreading: Cosmic Eye (Original in HD)

App: https://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/cosmic-eye/id519994935 This movie was generated using the iOS App "Cosmic Eye", written by Danail Obreschkow at the Inte...
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What is your profession?
Executive Director of innovative online educational nonprofit
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
I have been a leader of online education in my circles for years http://learningonlineministry.org/


I have begun to study ePortfolios.

Here is my online portfolio www.jsohub.org
What is your Skype username? (if any)
teachinglearner
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teachinglearner

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The Evolution of Classroom Technology

Posted on June 11, 2017 at 8:00 3 Comments

Classrooms have come a long way. There’s been an exponential growth in educational technology advancement over the past few years. From overhead projectors to iPads, it’s important to understand not only what’s coming next but also where it all started.

We’ve certainly come a long way but some things seem hauntingly similar to many years ago. For example, Thomas Edison said in 1925 that “books will soon be obsolete in schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye.” I’m…

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Cell Phone

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 10:30 1 Comment

 

I talk into the bottom of this wee box.

At the top of the box the voice of my brother responds.

He lives hundreds of miles away.

I hear him as well as if he was across from the dining table.

 

One time per month an affordable bill is sent to each of us.

We can do this again next month if certain protocols are followed.

 

My super huge telecom company sends an electronic bill to me.

A…

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Case Study of Project Based Learning Taken to the Maxium

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 6:30 3 Comments

Here is the blog post that gives an overview. 

The forward-thinking curriculum of Studio H is designed for the true 21st-century student. It's based on real-world applications, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and immersive student collaboration. 

http://www.fluency21.com/blogpost.cfm?blogID=2433

Here is the website related to Studio…

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MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

Posted on March 30, 2017 at 16:00 0 Comments

* You Changed My Life *.

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I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? 

Frankie wasn't…

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At 13:59 on June 23, 2011, Hazel Owen said…

Welcome, John. It is great to have you join the community. Please make yourself at home, and jump into or start conversations, and feel free to share ideas, experiences, and resources.

 

I enjoyed having a look around your first site too - thanks for sharing the link - although I had problems with the second one not opening. I guess that's technology sometimes :-)

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