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
I am closing in on the end of my second year in Costa Rica, and I definitely think I am much more adjusted this year than I was last. Before I moved, I never really thought the States had all that much of a "culture," but I don't think I ever actually understood what that … Continue reading Just Cultural Things
Hola! This weekend I went to Monteverde with my friends Brian and Pod, and I figured I should blog about it since it was something new! Big shoutout to Brian and Pod for making it an awesome weekend filled with adventure! Hola! El fin pasado fui a Monteverde con mis amigos Brian y Pod, y … Continue reading Monteverde