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The Global Education Conference is happening now online. It is worth checking out. All sessions are recorded.
November 12-17, 2012
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on November 13, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments
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
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on September 11, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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!
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on September 10, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments
Learning 2.0 (www.learning20.com), an online conference, starts tomorrow. It is free and there are some great classes and keynotes such as Marc Prensky and Yong Zhao. The sessions will also be recorded for later viewing.
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on August 20, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments
I started an Edmodo group to post our experiences from ISTE 2012. Please join us! The code is 8zcnis Go to Edmodo.com and sign up as a teacher and then join the group. Email me if you need help. firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on June 27, 2012 at 1:57pm — No Comments
I started an Edmodo to post our experiences from ISTE 2012. Please join us! The code is 8zcnis Go to Edmodo.com and sign up as a teacher and then join the group. Email me if you need help. email@example.com
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on June 27, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments
Today was a great day for learning and networking. The day began with the keynote by Will Richardson. He provided some excellent quotes and links to alternative learning such as Khan Academy. He emphasized the need for change and the continued need for the personal attention of a teacher. After the keynote I prepared for my session. I was honored to be a presenter at the Kamehameha School’s technology conference. My topic today was on using Adobe Software to create industry standard media. I…Continue
I have been reading and thinking about how significant creativity is in education. I stumbled upon Ewan McIntosh’s blog on March 12th, Design Thinking: not just for Design and Technology class. http://edu.blogs.com/
I thought the video had some excellent points. I love the thought of more design in the classroom and would like to see more students come up with original works of art rather than go the easy way with canned graphics or Google images.…
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on March 31, 2012 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Don't forget HTH COLLEGIAL CONVERSATION on December 10th at 8:30 am. Here is the link for more info, http://gse.hightechhigh.org/collegial_conversations.php
This is the question...
Question: How can I encourage a classroom (and schoolwide) culture that encourages students to value the quality of their work as well as the learning process over the grade on an exam?
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on December 8, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments
Global Educators Conference update:
Tomorrow (at least in the US ) is a big day for keynotes. We have Fernando Reimers of Harvard, Cable Green of Creative Commons, Sarah Martin of Global Table Adventures, Ewan McIntosh of Notosh Digital, and Nikos Theodosakis of Director in the Classroom. Please make sure to tell your colleagues about this and don't forget our…
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on November 14, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments
Alan Gershenfeld: Video games help kids learn
Be sure to check out the links for free programming tools. This is beyond my expertise but I cannot get in the way of progress!
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on September 10, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments
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A UH Manoa graduate student made the following movie about the importance of school gardens and sourcing food for schools locally.
She filmed part of the movie at our school garden. Marcia Braden, the science teacher, is in charge of the school gardens and does an amazing job.
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on January 17, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments
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Don Knezek, ISTE CEO, will be presenting a keynote at the upcoming Global Education Conference to be held online November 15-19, 2010.
This five-day free conference includes participation from all over the world in multiple languages and in multiple time zones. More on Knezek’s presentation to come. Meantime, find details about the conference and follow the action on Twitter at…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Garrison on November 4, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments
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