Conversations, Discussions, Dialogue, Discourse and all things to TALK about.
Differentiation – video clip from ASCD relevant to talking about differentiation in professional development sessions. (http://inservice.ascd.org/videos/keeping-an-open-mind-in-school-based-pd/)
Game based learning – lets talk about the vision of education as shared by Bill Gates in this article – http://www.ajc.com/opinion/game-based-learning-1478744.html
Innovations in education: How about this teacher from the Bronx who creates an environment for learning with his passion and commitment to his students and his community. (http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/post/painting-over-a-food-desert/2012/07/12/gJQAV3kPfW_blog.html)
We take for granted or make assumptions any time we incorporate teaching, learning and technology into educational contexts. These assumptions are our best guess as we plan to apply a particular digital device or technique into the learning lesson. These can either help or hinder our planning and delivery of lessons using digital or technological tools.
Here’s a short video clip to view: Digitally Speaking by Erik Palmer
Take time to think about the message being shared. Do you agree? Do you disagree? Is it a valid opinion? If so, why? What experience can you bring to this conversation?