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What Do You Believe is the Goal of Education? Is the Goal Changing?

There is considerable diversity about what the goal of education is today. Can the various perspectives be...

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Ongoing Barriers to Success With BYOB

Bring your own device is not new to connected educators but much of the broader community is still in the dark. What...

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Getting Over the Barriers to Creativity and Innovation in the Classroom

In this segment we explore what prevents creativity and Innovation in the classroom as well as solutions. Follow:...

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What Role Should Blogs Play in The Life of an Educator?

Increasing numbers of educators are embracing blogs. What are the benefits? Follow: @tomwhitby @blairteach...

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Demystifying Formative Assessment and Grading

In recognition of Connected Educator Month, the weekly #edchat was dedicated to the musings of long-time connected...

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Conversations from the Leading Edge of Connected Education

In recognition of Connected Educator Month, the weekly #edchat was dedicated to the musings of long-time connected...

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What are the Pros and Cons of Collaboration as a Teaching Strategy?

Many now accept that collaboration among students in the classroom is superior to direct instruction. In this segment...

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Rearranged: How Should the Ideal Classroom Look?

There is a new trend that is driving both rethinking and redesign of classrooms. What is the ideal classroom...

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Separating Common Core from High Stakes Testing: Can It Be Done?

Is common core taking a hit when the problem is really assessment. Can the two be separated. We it discuss this week...

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What Should Be the Top Priorities of Education Reform?

Highlights from the #edchat discussion on education priorities. Follow:@tomwhitby @blairteach...

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What Are the Attributes of a Positive School Culture?

Highlights from the #edchat discussion on school culture. Follow:@tomwhitby @blairteach @bamradionetwork...

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What is the Basic Infrastructure Needed for Innovative Teaching and Learning?

Highlights from a robust #edchat discussion on infrastructure required for innovative teaching and learning....

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Second Thoughts on Why High Poverty Schools Struggle to Find Good Teachers

Poverty's impact on education is undeniable, but what are the specific factors keeping good teachers out of high...

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What Can the U.S. DOE Specifically Do to Make Positive Changes to Improve Education?

In this segment we look for ideas on specific initiatives the US Department of Education could launch or support...

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How Can We Encourage Parent Involvement?

Parental engagement varies from school to school. I this segment we explore ways to create stronger collaboration...

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How Has Technology Specifically Affected Your Teaching?

This week we review the highlights on last week's edchat on the pros and cons of how technology is being applied in...

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What is the District's Ideal Role in Teacher Professional Development?

This week we review the highlights on last week's edchat on professional development and the responsibility of the...

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How is the Weekly Edchat Evolving?

This week we pull back from the actual topic of the week's edchat and look at how edchat is evolving as a venue for...

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The Resistance to Teaching With Technology, How to Break It Down

This week we discuss the highlights from the Edchat session on resistance to teaching with technology. What's behind...

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How Has Blogging Impacted Your teaching and Your Student's Learning?

This week we explore how blogging has had an impact on both teaching and learning. Follow:@tomwhitby...

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