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Great conversation today. The question was "how might we incorporate writing as a tool to ensure student motivation and publication in a long term project?".
The 4th grade students are doing a project called What Floats Your Boat? Eventually they will build a boat that can hold a 4th grader. Great project and I received so many ideas and bits of inspiration.
It was the largest online protocol, I think 26 people. There were attendees from Australia, India,…Continue
Posted by Elizabeth Garrison on September 11, 2012 at 4:30pm
This is a reminder that tomorrow at 3pm (6pm Pacific) High Tech High will host their first online protocol of the year.
See you online!
Posted by Elizabeth Garrison on September 10, 2012 at 9:06am
I am finally getting around to writing about the Kamehameha Conference over the summer. The classes I enjoyed immensely were the i-book classes. It has inspired me to start a project using this technology in my 8th grade English Class. I'm looking forward to collaborating with our computer teacher Mr. Horiuchi on this project. I'll keep you posted on the process.
Posted by Kanoe Turner on August 31, 2012 at 5:06pm
One of our study groups went to Alan November's BLC11 July 2011. The keynotes and breakouts were all universally excellent, but two of my (Mark Hines) favorites were Eric Mazur's keynote on Peer Learning and Rob Evans' Keynote on understanding the challenge of change in schools. Both have recently been posted for public viewing and are embedded below. I highly encourage you to watch and enjoy!