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Future@Now: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Future@Now: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Discovery Education and Digital Promise hosted a select group of educators, policy makers, and business leaders for a day of in-depth discussion about the transition to digital classrooms. Future@Now spotlighted real education and community leaders sharing real stories about their work to fuel student achievement. Future@Now On-Demand Chaptered and Downloadable Archive View Congressman George Miller’s

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April 2013: Mirror, mirror on the wall…

Who does not want to share Discovery Education resources wherever they are? Whether showcasing the Web page, the DEN blogs, or a content-rich Discovery Education Streaming (DES) video, you need to become familiar with the many ways to project and mirror your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch) to be able to share

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February 2013: DST and DST

Last month I posted about digital storytelling and provided you with links to some great resources. In addition, the Google+ Hangout about digital storytelling with Joe Brennan and Midge Frazel was a wealth of good information, too! You can find the resources discussed and a link to the Webinar on my digital storytelling page at http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html.

The Importance of Learning Communities

Thanks, again, to Twitter, a wonderful piece of media was shared with me.  In most cases, it’s a blog post or article that makes me think and reflect on education, ed tech, social media, or some other topic of interest.  This time around, a link to a TED Talk was retweeted by Joyce Valenza. When

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January 2013: Digital storytelling and the CCSS

One of the perks of teaching for the Wilkes/Discovery Master’s program (besides the great students I come in contact with) is my access to the online library databases at Wilkes University.  In library school, I still remember signing on to the ERIC databases, via an acoustic coupler, for a total of fifteen minutes of online

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November 2012: Infographics for advocacy and promotion

One way to promote your district, school, or program or to advocate for increased funding or attention, is to create an infographic. An infographic is a way to capture your audience as you visually tell a story or clarify information. An infographic is defined as a visual representation of information. Movement.org created a page to

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