DuFour conversation highlights, day 2

Have you had a chance to stop by our ongoing Voicethread conversation on the nuts-and-bolts of structuring professional learning communities with…


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DuFour conversation highlights: Day 1

So our conversation on professional learning communities with Rick and Becky DuFour has gotten off to a great start, seeing librarians, school…


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DuFour conversation starts today!

Here it is, Radical Nation: The first day in our four-day conversation on the nuts-and-bolts of restructuring schools as professional learning…


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DuFour voicethread conversation tips

So who's planning to stop by our Tuesday through Friday conversation on professional learning communities with Rick and Becky DuFour? I know that…


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Voicethread tips for DuFour conversation

As regular Radical readers know, we're in the middle of planning for an asynchronous Voicethread conversation with school change experts Rick and…


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Humanity harmed by technology?

I got to talking to a bunch of my students this week about the idea of virtual schooling after mentally wrestling with Shirky for awhile.  I kind of…


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The geographical ball and chain. . .

I'm reading Clay Shirky's new book, Here Comes Everybody.  In it, he explores how technology is changing human interactions---and he shares an…


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Present at a conference without leaving home!

Are you doing interesting work around 21st Century learning? Engaging your students with digital tools and then pushing them up Bloom's ladder with…


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Preparing the virtual teacher

Ever considered becoming a virtual teacher? Holding school in your bedroom slippers may have some appeal to many teaching veterans, but for most of…


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Leading teacher VLC development

Our TLN colleague Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach has a terrific blog essay at TechLearning this week, examining the disconnect between calls for PLCs and…


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