Category Archives: Information

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An Update to the Upgraded KWL for the 21st Century

In 2011, I wrote a blog post, titled Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century. It described how I learned about a new version of the traditional KWL (What…

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Rethink How We Assess Group Research

My brilliant colleague from Brazil, Silvana Meneghini, was wrapping her mind around group research at the high school level. In a FaceTime call she expressed her frustration of traditional assessment…

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Blogging as a Curation Platform

I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a…

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Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate

Mark Engstrom. 8th grade Geography teacher and Assistant Principal at Graded- The American School of São Paulo, has redesigned his entire course. Students move through the modules of this blended…

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Blogs and Labels are about Information Literacy

My Middle School is using blogger (part of Google) as a platform for our students’ blogfolios. The blogfolio (term coined by Andrea Hernandez)  is part blog and part digital portfolio. Students…