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How Can We Make Sure our Students Are Collaborating Effectively in a PBL-style Classroom?

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After attending a conference run by the Buck Institute for Education last year, three colleagues and I delivered PD to the rest of our faculty on the topic of Project Based Learning last August. Now,…Continue

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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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Collaboration at the MS Level

A venue for middle school teachers to discuss strategies, issues, concerns, and beliefs related to collaboration in the classroom. See More
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How Can We Make Sure our Students Are Collaborating Effectively in a PBL-style Classroom?

After attending a conference run by the Buck Institute for Education last year, three colleagues and I delivered PD to the rest of our faculty on the topic of Project Based Learning last August. Now, PBL is by no means a new concept, but administration felt that our faculty would benefit from hearing more about it.Since we felt that many teachers were attempting to run PBL-style classrooms without even knowing it, we thought that our faculty would be receptive to the idea of having their…See More
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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

Posted on October 12, 2018 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually…

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Join OLC and Ashford University June 4th in San Diego as we explore our shared responsibility as educators to meet our diverse and changing student populations where they are, and to improve student success in online and digital learning. Share in an open dialogue with other colleagues from around the region.Hear featured speakers Dr. Dale Allen, President and co-founder, DXtera Institute; Dr. Laura Rendón, Professor Emerita, University of Texas-San Antonio; and Clark Shah-Nelson, Assistant…See More
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April 25, 2019 by Tom Whitby @tomwhitbyAs adults we generally learn about things that we need to learn about. Of course we also have an opportunity to learn about things we would like to learn about. We do not have anyone assigning us projects, or books or exams for which to prepare. The exception to that would be the job requirements in a job that we have chosen. Theoretically, we work in a job that…See More
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