2013 Teaching, Learning, and Technology Conference

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2013 Teaching, Learning, and Technology Conference Registration

Deadline is July 24, 2013

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What if school wasn't preparation for real life?

I've had the pleasure of seeing Chris Lehmann speak several times and each time he solidifies, for me, what's important about teaching, schools and education... caring.

  1. Take the 10 minutes or so to watch his most recent talk (video below) at the 140Conf in NYC
  2. Share it with someone or a group of colleagues.
  3. Discuss.

 

Free Agent Learners

Yes, I often post about media--I get it, I'm the media lady.  And forgive me, but this is another post about media.  I read an interesting article the other day that referred to students as "Free Agent Learners".  I was immediately intrigued by this term.  Today's students are curious and have the tools at there fingertips to go exploring and to create.  And according to the article below, they want more media for learning and assessment.

I don't know about you...

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wonder_eye.pngI don't know about you, but I...

... don't read a traditional newspaper anymore -- I'm allergic (seriously, I sneeze), but that's not why I don't read the physical version

... mix work and personal stuff on Facebook -- Unfriend me.

... find Twitter informative and fun -- Follow me or not.

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