Angles on Open

By | October 19, 2014

I spoke briefly, and almost certainly disjointedly, at the Open VA meeting yesterday. The focus of the panel was “open pedagogy/curriculum” and the whole day was focused on open education concepts. My topic was simply labeled MOOC. As the day progressed I tried to get a sense of the audience and figure out what would I […]

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Photography – Week 45

By | October 18, 2014

  The mix of reflection and texture in this shot was what appealed to me. The Scott House is a pretty impressive place.   Fall leaves on the bricks and the napkins with the napkins echoing the shapes of the bricks- it seemed almost intentional.   This looks better large but the texture and color […]

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | October 18, 2014

How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools | MindShift “The most significant responsibility at the school is that “you are responsible for what you make of your life,” McCaig says. To graduate, students write and defend a thesis that they have “prepared themselves to become effective adults in the larger community.” “ tags: […]

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Pre-Filling Forms via URL

By | October 17, 2014

I have to figure out a rather unpleasant and boring thing. I am, however, learning some fairly odd and interesting tricks as a result. This is one that might be useful to someone. Google Forms You can pre-fill Google form entries with a URL. That might be useful if you had 720 students in groups […]

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https://grantwiggins.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/ae-shadow-student.pdf

By | October 16, 2014

shadow a student proces

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student

engagement

shadow

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https://grantwiggins.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/ae-student-survey-2014-15.pdf

By | October 16, 2014

student survey

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survey

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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned | Granted, and…

By | October 16, 2014

coach shadows student for 2 days

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technology

teacher

coach

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New Report: Technology Can Close Achievement Gaps and Improve Learning Outcomes for At-Risk Students | Alliance For Excellent Education

By | October 16, 2014

awesoem article

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Henrico GAFE

By | October 12, 2014

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GAFE

google

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FacetWP – a semi-tutorial

By | October 12, 2014

I don’t usually usually pay for WordPress plugins but this is one I’ve come to like1 quite a bit. To start off, I have a historic interest in facet based searching. It is one of the main things that continues to appeal to me about Exhibit (one of the earlier javascript based tool libraries aimed […]

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