Category Archives: Video Conference

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part Three- Blog Writing

I believe we are on our way of taking a modern classroomĀ learning opportunity and upgrading assessment forms to match new skills and new literacies while not forgetting traditionally assessed ones….

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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…

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part One

In a previous post, Learning in the Modern Classroom, I started highlighting our school’s attention to not only providing amplified learning opportunities, but also the creation of new forms of…

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Learning About Communities…Not From Textbooks

I recently wrote about Thinking About Learning Differently- Talking to Strangers, where I mentioned our third graders journey of skyping around the world to learn about different communities. They have…

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Thinking About Learning Differently- Talking to Strangers

Our third graders are learning about different communities.They have spoken via Skype with classes from a suburb of Los Angeles, CA , an rural community in Missouri and a city,…