Results for “Transitioning from Conventional to Connected Teaching: Small Moves and Radical Acts”
From the Tule Lake Segregation Center to the Virtual World
By illuminating the stories and experiences of those who lived behind barbed wire at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, these lessons ask students to think critically about the Japanese American experience during World War II and how it connects to events today. This resource shares links to…
HERU: Hip Hop Literacy X Entertainment Justice = Young Digital Economies
Bryce Anderson-Small introduces his youth media literacy organization, the HERU, where youth develop through media literacy and digital media arts skills training. He explains how digital media arts allow young people to nurture their positive self-images and authentically tell their…
"Bringing CLMOOC Back Home" Parts 1-5 #ce14
Micheal Weller realizes that although he had been using technology to make his classroom teaching more efficient, he could use it to transform his teaching instead. Included is a link to his blog where he details his time spent learning with other teachers at CLMOOC
Teaching Reading: A Semester of Inquiry
Antero Garcia and his undergraduate Teaching Reading class embark on a mutual inquiry into the ways reading is defined, enacted, and challenged within classroom spaces. Included are student presentations and reflections.
Risky Teacher: To Tweet?
Laurie Roberts of the Boise State Writing Project takes us through her Twitter experiment in which she incorporates tweets into her Socratic Seminar for the first time. Included are instructions, expectations and final thoughts.
Lessons Learned: An Attempt at Book Clubs in a Digital Environment
Christopher Working of the Red Cedar Writing Project discusses his inquiry, as well as the related parental questions, as he launched an online book club with his third graders.
Chocolate and Change: Gaming for Social Justice
Christina Puntel shares the experience of doing a Descriptive Review Process with two students’ who created a game based on studying the United National Millennium Development goals.
Teaching About the Jordan Davis Murder
A group of national educators compile their thoughts on how teachers might support students after the verdict of the Jordan Davis murder trial. Provided are ideas, resources and lesson plans.
Bioethics, Informed Consent, and Open Networks: The Story of Bioethics Day
After reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, high school teachers work across schools to design and facilitate a “Bioethics Day” and then reflect on the ways it supported a more connected learning for their students. Included are details about planning the day as well as inquiry…
A Love Supreme
Six Black male educators present a podcast of truthful self-interrogation as to why they continue to teach. Prompted by their conversations at a meet-up hosted at The Center for Study of Race & Equity, the podcast illuminates the experiences and perspectives of select Black male teachers.…
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