Is Creativity the New Literacy? Can We Teach It? Will We Test It?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Kyle Pace

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Highlights and commentary from the 2/19/13 EdChat about creativity as the new literacy and concerns about what could happen if we try to test for creative competence.

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Professional Development: What Teachers Want Versus What Teachers Need

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Jerry Swiatek, Aaryn Schmuhl

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Highlights and commentary from the 2/12/13 EdChat about the tension between the kind of professional development teachers want and what teachers need to know. 

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When Students Are As Smart As the Teacher

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steve Anderson

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One approach to integrating technology in classrooms is called BYOD- Bring Your Own Device. In this segment we talk about how BYOD fundamentally changes the classroom dynamic and what teachers need to be prepared to do when student have access to as much knowledge as they do. 

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Thinking Deeply About Education Face to Face

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair

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EduCon is all about putting big thinkers in a small place and turning them loose to tackle education's biggest issues. In this segment EdChat's hosts bring you highlights of the big ideas from this year's event.

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Is Homework Dead? If Not, Why Not?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 1/22/13 episode of EdChat Radio. An increasing amount of research and growing numbers of teachers believe it's time to bury homework. So why is it still alive and well?

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