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Project proposals for course 5

Interactive book review project Describe the project: What will your students do?  Students will be asked to share about the books they’re reading. The Panda books awards are a group of books already selected by librarians in China to promote … Continue reading

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Watching the wheels go round and round

My experience with students’ use of technology has been frustrating here in China. I can’t sugarcoat it. Photo Credit: Frits Ahlefeldt – FritsAhlefeldt.com Flickr via Compfight cc Having been in China for the last 6 school years, I’ve experienced and … Continue reading

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Learning: It’s Personal

Personalized education, according to research from the Project Horizon Report, means that people expect to learn, work, socialize, and play whenever and wherever they want to. There’s no place for 10 – 40 minute, single subject periods in schools in 2017 and … Continue reading

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Moving from one game to the next

USA today released a story about jobs that won’t exist in 2030. Librarianship was on the list. Consequently, my social media feeds – full of librarians – went up in flames. To contradict the story, others wrote opposing viewpoints. I … Continue reading

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x x learning

A few years ago I remember a veteran teacher telling me that I needed to learn about Project Based Learning… Or was it Problem Based Learning. Actually, I can’t remember because he just said “PBL.” With that, let’s get this out … Continue reading

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Transformers

If quality teaching is the transformation of content, then how do we achieve that? How do we change the shape of our content? I suppose in many ways, the things we’re studying at here in COETAIL are helping us answer … Continue reading

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