Category Archives: Learning

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Announcing #amplifiEDU Chat

The concept of amplified education is fascinating! The Free Dictionary defines the verb “amplify” as: To make larger or more powerful; increase. To add to, as by illustrations; make complete….

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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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Unpacking a Twitter Conference Feed

Twitter can be overwhelming, even for a seasoned Twitterer. We use tools, such as Tweetdeck, to help us organize the tweets coming in we use #hashtags to filter and connect…

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What will be the most significant classroom innovation in the next 10 years?

What a catching blog post title. It might have caught your attention because of the keywords “the most significant” and “innovations” and the promise of a guide to the future….

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Transfer of Modern Skills, Literacies, Fluency & Independence 4th Grade Style

I am currently in Argentina getting ready to work with a cohort of teachers at a German school here in Buenos Aires. Andrea Hernandez, a former colleague of mine and…