Keys to Authentic Learning in a Climate of Standardized Testing

Nancy Blair, Shawn Storm, Jerry Blumengarten

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Ask your students to tackle real-life challenges and solve real-world problems. This is part of the process of authentic learning as discussed in the highlights of the 1/28/14 EdChat. 

Follow: @cybraryman1 @sstorm01 @blairteach @bamradionetwork

EdChat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com

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Game-Based Learning: Benefits and Pitfalls

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Andrew Miller

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Tune in to highlights and commentary from the 6/25/13 #Edchat on game-based learning. What you need to know to make the gamification of learning work for you. 

Follow: @blairteach, @tomwhitby @betamiller @bamradionetwork

Edchat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com/

 

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What Will You Do Differently This Upcoming School Year?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Gina Powell

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Tune in to highlights and commentary from the 8/13/13 evening #Edchat on new plans for the approaching school year.

Follow: @blairteach, @tomwhitby @TechyiGina @bamradionetwork

EdChat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com/

 

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Overcoming Student and Teacher Pushback on Student-Centric Learning

Tom Whitby, NancyBlair, Andy Marcinek

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In this segment we discuss highlights of the 1/21/14 EdChat on strategies for encouraging student-centric learning. 

Follow: @tomwhitby @andycinek @blairteach @bamradionetwork

EdChat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com/

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Exciting New Ways to Teach Writing with Digital Tools

Tom Murray, Vicki Davis, and Katrina Stevens

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In this segment of #edtechchat, we review the highlights of the 1/13/14 #Edtechchat: the implications of new tools for teaching writing.

Follow: @thomascmurray @coolcatteacher @katrinastevens1@s_bearden@ajpodchaski @bamradionetwork

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