Fall 2014

Today's Learning Paradigm

Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading

Today's Learning Paradigm
Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

Michelle Lampinen, Edutopia

High school English teacher, Michelle Lampinen shares her initiative to expand her students’ writing through blogging.  She built assignments around several objectives and encouraged students to incorporate other classes.

Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century: Out of the Trenches and Into the Future

Gary Marx, Education Week

Futurist and author Gary Marx provides a quick look at his groundbreaking book, Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century: Out of the Trenches and Into the Future. This go-to guide for thinking and planning outlines an array of significant trends with that can define our lives and our futures. 

What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media

Betty Ray, Edutopia

As a follow-up to the annual ISTE conference, Betty Ray provides the many perspectives among educators regarding social media.  She includes examples from educators and provides some first steps for getting started with social media in education communities.

Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century

monicamartinez.com

In Deeper Learning, authors Monica Martinez and Dennis McGrath offer a transformative framework for learning that has led to standout results in schools across the country and has the potential to support the development and success of every student.

3 New Teaching Methods Improve the Educational Process

Sonia Jackson, Getting Smart

Author Sonia Jackson explores three modern teaching methods that are engaging and impactful.