Is it OK for teachers to not know the answer?

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With the Common Core nudging teachers toward projects that develop higher-order thinking skills, it’s becoming less important to fill students with information and more important to show them how to find, gather and analyze it themselves. Yet many educators still … Continue reading

Podcasting: Do-it-yourself professional learning

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Technology has changed not only how students learn, but how teachers learn. Educators across the globe can now choose between traditional professional learning — as mandated by the district or state — and nontraditional modes of learning such as teacher-led … Continue reading

Students are knowledge curators — let’s help them use it

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Social media has made us all curators. We dip into the vast well of the internet to find things that interest us, inspire us or spark our creativity, and we collect them on sites such as Pinterest or Facebook. We … Continue reading