Tagged: Teaching Theory

Discourse about Discourse: Educasts Archive

Discourse about Discourse: Educasts Archive

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | RSS As I am moving everything over from Podomatic and Edublogs, I thought it only appropriate that I combine the podcasts I have done in the past into an archive. The Future of Literacy   January 23, 2007 08:21PM This is...

Why should students come to class?

Why should students come to class?

If my students can do the majority of their work with writing and reading online… If my students can receive all of their assignments online… If my students can maintain constant contact with their friends, classmates, and teachers online… If my students can create spaces to come together or work...

Without Community…

Without Community…

This is my first time blogging from in on an airplane. My daughter, Isabelle, may be the cause of that. She is cleverly intriguing, so much so that it is difficult to be very reflective when she is saying “da da da” at you. My trip today, and the reason...

The Niche

The Niche

My students are amazing bloggers, but they mostly blog in class. They write about authentic topics (ones that they care about), but they don’t seem to transfer into their home life. Originally, I had envisioned a teeming community of student bloggers who are blogging about their lives, their interests, and...

The Ripe Environment: It’s the content, stupid.

The Ripe Environment: It’s the content, stupid.

It has taken me quite a while to figure out how to come back to The Ripe Environment with all of the things that I am doing within my school. It came to me when my students were finally ready to work with their blogs on authentic writing. I was...

The Ripe Environment: The Living Examples

The Ripe Environment: The Living Examples

Today I drove nearly four hours (round-trip) in order to talk with 8 teachers from rural school districts in Colorado about blogging in the classroom. The meeting was in one of the most out of the way (and beautiful) places imaginable, Leadville. I tell you this not to rouse your...

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