Archive for February 2016

Learner Agency with Barbara Bray

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Central to personalized learning is learner agency, but what exactly is learner agency?  According to Chris Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools in West Vancouver, British Columbia says, “Learner agencey is characterized by a pedagogy that builds on the passions of learners and also has real world relevance.  We are seeing numerous examples of this in our…

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Speakaboos with Noelle Millholt

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Noelle Millholt, Co-Founder Get Speakaboos FREE for 3 Months!https://www.speakaboos.com/codeenter Melissa Emler as the code! Founded:  2013 Speakaboos is the first early learning product to be featured On The Vendor Floor, and it is outstanding.  Early literacy is the most important piece of the puzzle when it comes to closing the gaps.  The product boasts an…

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Facebook For School Leaders: Sharing the Load

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In the first show of the Facebook For School Leaders series, I shared with you the three ways to engage in Facebook.  Most familiar was probably the personal timeline and news feed.  This is where you connect with your family and friends and maybe the Pages from some of your favorite brands or celebrities.  I…

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FEV Tutor: An option for Districts

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Ryan Patenaude, Co-Founder Founded:  2010 FEV Tutor is the first tutoring solution I’ve been made aware of that works collaboratively with teachers, principals, parents, and students to support the learning.  Most of the time when I think about tutors, I think about parents being desperate to support their child and often that comes with bashing…

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Facebook For School Leaders

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Using social media, and Facebook specifically, in schools has gone from taboo to necessary in a very short amount of time, and the truth is most school leaders are not trained on how to “do social”.  This post aims to support school leaders as you try to embrace social media to tell your school’s story.…

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