Archive for the ‘2008 – Prove It!’ Category

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“Using Online Argument Role-Play to Foster Learning to Argue and Arguing to Learn in a High School Composition Class”

Richard Beach, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US Blog: http://teachingliterature.typepad.com/ Bio: Professor of English Education at the University of Minnesota. He is author or co-author of Teaching Writing through Blogs, Wikis, and Other Digital Tools(Christopher Gordon, November, 2008), Teachingmedialiteracy.com: A Resource Guide to Links and Activities, and Teaching Literature to Adolescents. Bio Link:https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Richard+Beach Presentation Title: “Using Online Argument […]

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“We Like Our Blogging Buddies: The Write Stuff with Blogging Mentors”

Kathy Cassidy, Moose Jaw, SK, Canada Blog:http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337 Bio: Kathy Cassidy is a grade one teacher at Westmount School in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada who is very interested in the ways in which technology can support and augment the learning in her primary classroom. Bio Page:https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Kathy+Cassidy Patrick Lewis, Regina, SK Blog:http://primarypreoccupation.wordpress.com Bio:Patrick Lewis is an associate […]

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“Throwing the Box Away”

Barbara Bray, Lafayette, CA Blog: Rethinking Learning Bio: Barbara Bray writes a regular column on professional development for OnCUE, moderates the PDQs (Professional Development Quick Tips) for Techlearning.com, is President of My eCoach, and coach. Bio Page: https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Barbara+Bray Pat Lusher, Pinellas County Schools Bio: Pat Lusher is the Supervisor of Academic Computing for Pinellas County […]

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“Promise into Practice”

Sara Kajder, Virginia Tech University, Virginia, USA Blog: http://reasonstowrite.wordpress.com Bio: Sara Kajder, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of English education where she coordinates the English Education program and serves as a literacy affiliated faculty member. Her research examines the nature of teaching English in standards based contexts, the integration of new literacies and emerging technologies […]

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“Open, Social, Connected: Reflections of an Open Graduate Course Experience”

Dr. Alec Couros, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Regina, Canada Blog: http://www.couros.ca Bio: Dr. Alec Couros is a professor of educational technology and media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. Bio Page: https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Alec+Couros Presentation Title: Open, Social, Connected: Reflections of an Open Graduate Course Experience Description: The presentation unravels a recent open […]

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“Facilitating Technology Integration: A Synthesis of the Research”

Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA Blog: http://edinsanity.com Bio: Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D. is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University. He teaches courses on research design, technology leadership and school law. His research agenda lies at the intersection of technology, leadership, policy and equity in education. […]

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“Student Creation of Digital Documentaries in History Classrooms: Research Findings”

Glen Bull, Tom Hammond, and Curby Alexander, Virginia, USA University of Virginia & Lehigh University Bio: Glen Bull is co-director of the Center for Technology and Teacher Education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Tom Hammond is an assistant professor of social studies education at Lehigh University. Curby Alexander is […]

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“Asking Bigger Questions About Assessment”

How can we demonstrate that what we do with teaching and learning technologies makes a difference in student learning? My presentation doesn’t answer that question directly, but it does explore a larger historical and cultural context for the issue of student assessment. The aim is to start with complex questions of meaning and purpose so that we construct and choose our assessments wisely.

“Throw the Box Away” Teaser

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