Category Archives: 21st Century Learning

Doing History Instead of Reading About It

At some point in our teaching career, we wake up one day and realize that education is about the kids, not about us. Continue reading

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Written Mathematics Discussion in a Blended Classroom

Hello! I am very excited to share what I have been doing in my Geometry classes over the last year and a half. I ought to preface the whole thing by also sharing that I have turned my Geometry and … Continue reading

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Teaming Up On Shakespeare: New Technologies, Old Plays, and Creative Collaboration with the Bard.”

A big part of teaching a complex work of literature is directly confronting the battlements that students have erected around themselves. Many students have had bad experiences with Shakespeare, having been made to read it too young, too independently, too … Continue reading

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Student Response Systems

The key to an effective and engaging learning environment is that each student has a voice. Student Response Systems (SRS) allows for student voices to be shared in a myriad of ways.SRS are a formative assessment measure that allows students to … Continue reading

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To BYOD or Not To BYOD: that isn’t the question

Originally posted on The road to learning:
This is not a post that’s going to guide you and your questioning as to why or why not to go BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and is not going to provide you…

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Design Thinking Workshop, level 102

Design Thinking Workshop, level 102. via Design Thinking Workshop, level 102.

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A Call for Project-Based Learning Among #CAISCT Colleagues and Co-Investigators

Image source: http://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/flatview?cuecard=32732 While many know the accomplishments of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment of African American soldiers, few know of the glory that Connecticut’s 29th Regiment achieved. Join CAIS Colleagues in this Project-Based Learning endeavor to investigate the specific members … Continue reading

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