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Assessment For Learning

I am working in an international school.  We are standards based but only report averaged grades at semester's end.  3-year plan is to move from that to standards reporting, reporting on non-performance variables, and move towards latest and fullest picture of a student's learning.  Has your school recently made the switch?  Would you recommend readings, authors?  What stumbling blocks did you experience?  thanks for the advice...See More
Mar 17, 2013
Garth Wyncoll joined Jamie House's group
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Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction

Share ideas, strategies, and successes using best practices, differentiated instruction, and technology in the classroom
Nov 24, 2012
Garth Wyncoll joined Ben Wyatt's group
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Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
Nov 24, 2012
Garth Wyncoll joined Steve Johnson's group
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Build the Ideal 21st Century School

This group exists as a place to take the weekly #edchat topics on Twitter and let them guide us towards creating the ideal 21st Century School. After discussing and building this school collaboratively, the aim is to actually get it built!See More
Nov 23, 2012
Garth Wyncoll joined Bill Swartz's group
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Awesome Administrators

School administrators interested in building PLNs, using technology, networking, collaborating and sharing ideas
Nov 23, 2012
Garth Wyncoll commented on SherriLibrarian's group We Love School Library Media Specialists
"I am evaluating our school librarian/media specialist - looking for a job description"
Nov 23, 2012
Garth Wyncoll joined SherriLibrarian's group
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We Love School Library Media Specialists

For School Librarian types and those who work closely with them!
Nov 23, 2012
Garth Wyncoll posted a status
"looking at creating an IT student bill of rights - there must be some good ones out there"
Nov 23, 2012
Garth Wyncoll is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Mar 6, 2012

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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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