Hola! As usual, it's been a while! But today I did something a little different, so I figured I'd whip up a quick post and put up a few pics. Hola como normal, hace mucho tiempo desde mi último post! Pero hoy hice algo diferente, entonces decidí escribir un postito y subir algunas fotos. So … Continue reading Yoga/hike at Volcán Barva
Session Description here. Note: many of my sentences in this blog come directly from Silvia's mouth...so let's just give a blanket citation to her! Links: Silvia's page AASSA blog (it's crowdsourced from schools/teachers all over the world) Graded T&L blog Cool site to use to make infographics Notes: Unigogy: the study of self-directed and self-determined … Continue reading #TriConf17 Day 5: Creating a Professional Development Hub (Silvia Tolisano)
Link to the archive of social media learning by Tri-Association Keynote: Douglas Fisher Study skills that work First, don't make study skills a separate class! repeated reading When students read the material more than once, learning improves. They won't do it automatically on a test like the SAT unless they are practicing it all year … Continue reading #TriConf17: Day 5 Keynote
Keynote (Michael Fullan) Description here Various links: GPS approach to grading 21st century skills: the 6 Cs Michael Fullan's web site Ontario's report card templates "Deeper Learning: 10 Ways You Can Die" Updating Curriculum and Assessment (Heidi Hayes Jacobs) Links: Presentation slideshow Global Partnership hub (tons of great resources re: global challenges/partnerships) Bold Moves for … Continue reading #TriConf17 Day 3
Session description here. Day 1 We started the session by talking about 16 Habits of Mind and reflecting a bit on ourselves and our students as learners. Purpose and Pedagogy When thinking about pedagogy, think of these three clusters: Antiquated: What to cut? Classical: What to keep? (It's not old; it's timeless!) Contemporary: What to … Continue reading #TriCon17 Preconference: Projects, Capstones, Quests
Hola! I would love to make this a bilingual post, but I am battling a head cold or some obnoxious allergies, and I want to sleep, so this will be quick and in English only. This past weekend was a long one due to Costa Rican Independence Day on September 15. There was a whole … Continue reading Tortuguero!
Hola! Well, last week I went somewhere I had never really imagined myself going: CUBA! I had a personal day at work to burn, and I mean, when you have an extra day off from work, what better way to spend it than by going to Cuba? So, that is what my friends and I … Continue reading A little taste of La Habana