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Coetail Final Project

Welcome to my COETAIL final project! It has been an incredible journey and I am so excited to (finally) be sharing my final project.   The Idea: For my final COETAIL project, I decided...

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Rebuilding My PLN

In many ways I have been weaving my learning from COETAIL into my teaching practice, both as a teacher and a colleague. However, in many ways, I am not. When I come home at...

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Final Project Ideas

The final course is upon us! When I sat down in course 4 to create my plan on how to tackle the final project, I had the idea to integrate setting up our daily...

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Course 4 Final Project

My focus for Course 5 is to redesign the first 6 weeks of school. I am a big fan of elements of the Responsive Classroom and have used their philosophy as a foundation for my...

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Devices Devisiveness

Wow! It has been a busy year and eventful year. Participating in COETAIL during my school’s transition to our 1:1 iPad program has been quite a journey. As overwhelming as it was at times,...

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Flipping Out

I first learned about the Flipped Classroom when I was at a TEDx event a few years ago. Similar to many other teachers, upon learning about the Flipped Classroom, I realized I was already...

PBL-CBL-PBL The Acronyms to Creating 21-Century Livelong Learning 0

PBL-CBL-PBL The Acronyms to Creating 21-Century Livelong Learning

Ah… the acronym! Education’s favorite jargon tool! But what is the difference between Project, Problem, and Challenge based learning? They all share commonalities and they each strive to enable a student-centered, collaborative approach to learning and encourage...

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Technology Integration Evaluation

I’m lucky enough to be in that age group that grew up with technology. I don’t mean with an iPad in my hand. I mean technology and I grew up together. I remember when...

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Course 3 Final Project

I’ve learned so much in course 3! I’ve been using presentations and infographics with my students, but this project gave me the opportunity to pay close attention to the visual elements of my slides...