It has been a while since I last visited Classroom 2.0. With all of the new technologies available, I thought it might be a good thing to consider changing the name of this website to "Classroom 3.0".
In a nutshell, I'll update you on my life.
I decided to retire "early" from my position as a school psychologist last year. I moved my retirement date from October 1st to January 1st to step in for another psychologist on leave. After I retired, I visited…Continue
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Are you seeking to enroll your toddler in a fun making mommy and me class in Silver Lake LA area? Do you aim to train your child and add to his/her emotional, social and logical skills during the early years? We can fulfill your desire by introducing your child to learning environment of Parent and Me classes and simplifying the development process which starts from his/her birth and continues till the end of life. We have expert processionals working as teachers of your child and guiding it…Continue
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If your looking to integrate more technology into your classroom, you might want to consider setting up a backchannel that your students can use.
What is a backchannel?
A backchannel is a secondary discussion that complements the primary teaching activity. It has its origins with Twitter and conferences where the audience participates with the presenters. The same concepts can be used in the classroom.
What does a backchannel provide?
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As an educator, it's important to be reflective of my practice, not for the sake of boasting, but for the sake of being able to recall what went well, what worked - and definitely how things could be improved for the next time I teach this particular session of CPED2023 for Johnson University.
I spend what my wife probably thinks is an inordinate amount of time pining over and re-examining my course content, flow and learning…Continue
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This morning I opened my email and was greeted by a link to an article profiling what is commonly being referred to as an "outdoor school" or “nature preschool.” We usually blog about issues concerning Educational Leadership and…Continue
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How many times have you said something about public speaking or your reluctance to give speeches and had someone come right back with the threadbare cliché about how “one study” found that “the average person fears public speaking more than death?”
Who conducted this study, exactly?
Regardless of whether or not this “study”/cliché can be…Continue
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In the forward of William Parrett and Kathleen Budge’s recent book, Turning High-Poverty Schools Into High-Performing Schools, Michael Copland describes standing in front of the faculty in an after-school meeting to discuss data regarding…Continue
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This is part 4 of the "videos that WILL ignite a discussion" series. I have been using these videos during PD sessions, as well as during Power Lunch sessions to spur discussion and reflection. As educators, it is crucial that we are constantly in a state of reflection and evaluation, and with the help of these videos educators are able to engage in thoughtful and productive…Continue
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If you didn't know, I really enjoy watching short videos. In particular, I really enjoy watching videos that get me thinking and reflecting on my educational practices and beliefs. I have been using short videos in Professional Development sessions to get educators at my high school talking and discussing issues related to education. This is the third installment of the series..."videos that WILL ignite a discussion." I encourage you to check out…Continue
Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments
Here are 10 videos that will get you thinking and reflecting on your educational practices and beliefs. I did a post a few months ago with 7 different videos, and the response was quite positive. Leave a comment and let me know what other videos you would add to the list. Thank you and enjoy!
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One of the biggest reasons I enjoy using Twitter is it enables me to connect with educators from all around the world. Additionally, Twitter has proven to be an efficient and effective platform to discuss pressing educational issues. Unfortunately, most…Continue
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We all live in a world that is rapidly changing, and in particular, the advancements associated with technology. As society evolves and changes, schools are coming under increasing pressure to stay with the times. So often we hear that technology is a silver bullet in education, but we must remember that technology is merely a tool. A tool in the hands of a sub-par educator will continue to yield a sub-par education, while a tool in the hands of a great educator will only enhance and aid…Continue
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