Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

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Designing New Literacies

In Mike FIsher and my keynote/workshop last week at the Wildly Excited Conference at the Grand Rapids State University in Michigan, I shared the following blended sketchnote (blended= self-drawn doodles/sketches…

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Documenting FOR Learning

I am a documenter, I have always been… maybe it is in my blood… …from keeping diaries from an early age on, being the family letter writer, to taking pictures…

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Socratic Seminar and The Backchannel

Humanities teacher, Shannon Hancock, at Graded, the American School of São Paulo, read and worked through The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo with her 8th grade students. Not only did they…

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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…

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part Two- Taxonomy of a Skype Conversation

This is Part Two of Assessment in the Modern Classroom. Read Part One here. Assessing students’ writing, thinking level , understanding, learning connections via a Twitter stream, did not end…