Tag Archives: Student

Webquests and ePortfolios – both free :-)

The following resources were recommended by a member of another online community, John Oliver. This Webquest site looks great. There are Webquests created and shared by educators from around the world, and covering a heap of different disciplines (geography, economics, … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning: Explained

Image via WikipediaThe description on the site reads: “This simple video makes the essential elements of PBL come alive and brings to light the 21st Century skills and competencies (collaboration, communication, critical thinking) that will enable K-12 students to be … Continue reading

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Listening to Student Voice: Thinking about ways of improving schools

Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr In this Slidecast Nick Rate gives a brief overview of student voice in four areas: student voice in reflections on learning student voice in student led conferences student voice in learning and school design student … Continue reading

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Feedback and Feedforward: Assessment for enhancing learning in an online environment

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrA clear, well-explained video that talks about the role of the teacher (transmission to facilitation / mediation) and the student (novice to expert) on a journey from acquisition of content to participation and reflection. One of … Continue reading

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Netsafe embraces social networking: Learn, Guide, Protect

A couple of weeks ago (August 26th 2010) I was lucky to be invited to a preview of NetSafe’s new cyber safety school initiative: Learn, Guide, Protect. I must admit to a certain frisson of negativity as I feared another … Continue reading

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