Tag Archives: digital storytelling

5 Videos to Cultivate Empathy in Students

  This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “how do we cultivate empathy in our students? … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy: Teaching Infographics, a sub-genre

During the past few months, I have had the pleasure of teaching a Digital Storytelling course. The focus was on how students can use digital modes to communicate their understanding of concepts, topics, and problems. Recently, the learning was on … Continue reading

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If We Only Post The Pretty

What signal is sent to our students if we only post the Pretty? — Shaelynn Farnsworth (@shfarnsworth) November 16, 2014 On average, I walk through the halls of five schools a week. Whether supporting an administration team working on their … Continue reading

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Authentic Intellectual Work: Technology Use to Amplify Construction of Knowledge

AIW: Technology Use within the AIW Framework               Post #2 A subsequent post in relation to Promoting AIW … Criteria 1: Construction of Knowledge A focus on cognitive complexity, teaching for understanding, which in … Continue reading

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iPad Apps for the Elementary Classroom

  As a mother of two elementary students, finding engaging and user-friendly apps for the ipad is a MUST in our household. Oh, did I happen to mention, I prefer the FREE apps as well! The link attached to the … Continue reading

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