Global Minds Blog

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Digital Storytelling

I’ve been experimenting with digital storytelling quite a bit with my students this year. With the launch of our 1:1 iPad program, using technology with my students has never been easier or more accessible....

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A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Visual imagery is a powerful tool, especially in today’s digital age. But how can I make the images I use with my students stand out from the hundreds, or possibly thousands of images my...

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CARPe DIEM- Seize the Design!

During course one, I had a little go at revamping my blog. I wish I had some screenshots of the very original site, but alas, I did not have that much forethought. These are...

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Course 2 – Final Project

  My COETAIL journey. 2 courses down, 3 to go.┬áSo where am I with my new learnings and discoveries? I enjoy the art of blogging and reading and responding to the insightful ideas and...

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Power in the Palm of your Hand

I have learned so much over the past ten weeks of my COETAIL journey. The World Wide Web is a wonderful place where new and exciting things are happening every day. With information literally...

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The Culture of Copyright

  Back in 2012, Beijing hosted the World Intellectual Property Convention. (ironic, I know!) As blissfully unaware expats, we knew something was up when the Knock-Knock, Pearl Market & Yashow were only selling I...

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Is There Privacy in the Internet Age?

  Explicitly┬áteaching students about the importance and the intricacies of privacy online is as important as teaching students reading comprehension strategies. As 21-century educators, we should be teaching students developmentally appropriate ways how to...