Screencasting 102: Presentation Extreme Makeovers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMfSLXluiSE What's the challenge? To create screencasts: student-centered and engaging lessons that can be delivered asynchronously as an element of project-based, flipped, inquiry and blended learning. According to Educause: Students in both K–12 and higher education will spend all of their personal and professional lives immersed in a digital society. Educators in today's classrooms must ...

“I want to make a poem of my life.”

"I want to make a poem of my life." Mishima knew that life should not be "poetry written with a splash of blood," but an anthology of verse--and a collaborative work. "I want to make an anthology of my life," lacks ring, but rings true. A life well-led is a collection of sonnets, senryu, cinquains, ...

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine. –Farewell Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney died today, burdening my thoughts with a coherent if distant misery. "Whatever you say, say nothing" is my favorite poem by Heaney, dense like musty strata in peat, a reliquary of troubled unknowns unearthed in a reading of its layers. "Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine," is an Irish saying that ...

Wendy Davis, 25 June 2013

"Lawmakers, either get out of the vagina business or go to medical school." Wendy Davis, 25 June 2013 A slide show of the day, courtesy of the Texas Tribune.  

Mindsets for Modern Learning

Technology in education must be like oxygen: ubiquitous, necessary and invisible. - Chris Lehman What's the challenge?  As educators in the 21st Century, we want to synthesize and manage the best practices of effective traditional learning models, contemporary learning design and "oxygenated" technology use. Our ultimate goal? To create creators, inventors and discoverers: the kind ...

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