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Roland Gesthuizen

All Change..! « newteachersblog - 1 views

  • The point of this story is change. It illustrates how the teaching profession you are entering today will be a different ‘place’ in ten, fifteen, twenty years time. The relationship between a profession and its client group – and in our case that’s children and parents – is constantly transforming. That is something we all have to accommodate. The landscape within which we operate changes too – sometimes quite dramatically.
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    "Stuff happens, sometimes when you least expect it. But you just have to deal with it. One day I lost a child on the London Underground. Beat that."
Roland Gesthuizen

Free Technology for Teachers: The Long and Winding Road - 5 views

  • our goal; technology integration to expand the walls, collaborate globally, and inspire/motivate
  • be as specific and explicit as you can when explaining the goal of technology integration
  • when students are actively engaged, motivated, and excited, learning and behavior are natural
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    "While attending this particular workshop I was, at first, contemplating how I could utilize this tool as an administrator. As those thoughts wandered, the instructor repeatedly said the words "expand the walls of the classroom". That caught my attention and then I had no problem envisioning how the teachers I worked with could utilize a wiki to do just that."
Tony Searl

A Self-Appointed Teacher Runs a One-Man 'Academy' on YouTube - Technology - The Chronic... - 2 views

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    And it serves as a reminder to be less reverent about those long-held assumptions.
Tony Searl

Debunking the Case for National Standards - 2 views

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    Debunking the Case for National Standards One-Size-Fits-All Mandates and Their Dangers
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