Category Archives: Modern Learning

Amplifying Learning Opportunities- Part III of Literature Circles

In Part 1 of Literature Circle Discussions, I shared 6th Grade Humanities teacher, Emily Vallillo‘s well structured and organized Literature Circle lesson. In Part 2, I shared the upgrade of…

Thinking Differently about Learning- Bringing in an Expert

I am working hard at being a “connector” at my new school. I want to help shift the culture to thinking differently about learning. Bringing in experts from around the…

Amplifying… Reaching The World… Global Audience… Survey

In the past, I have reached  out to the world to complete a survey designed by my students in order to make it possible for them to collected authentic data….

1:1 Toolkit Class Re-Design

As part of my job interview for the Middle School Academic Technology Coordinator position at the American School of São Paulo, Brazil, I was asked how I would re-design a class…

Upgrading Traditional Reports to eBooks- Guest Post by Karin Hallett

The following is a wonderful description, step by step, how one librarian upgraded traditional “animal reports” with a first grade class (six year olds). from handing in paper reports  to …