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Cultivating a calling: what made you want to become a teacher and what keeps you motivated?

Started Mar 16, 2013 0 Replies

The discussion title is the assignment for the speakers at the Gates Foundation presentations like this one. …Continue

Advances in Digital Storage has Made Other Changes Possible

Started this discussion. Last reply by John S. Oliver Jul 22, 2011. 2 Replies

Consider this info graphic that presents the Evolution of Storagehttp://visual.ly/evolution-storage I recall when one floppy disk seemed like plenty…Continue

What are your reflections on this manifesto?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hazel Owen Jul 18, 2011. 1 Reply

I bumped into this summary of key concepts in the form of a manifesto http://schoolofeverything.com/about/manifesto It…Continue

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Colour Mixing: The Mystery of Magenta

Why doesn't magenta appear in the rainbow? The answer lies not in physics but in biology. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Can...
Apr 13
A blog post by John S. Oliver was featured

MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

* You Changed My Life *..I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? Frankie wasn't hard to miss. He was sitting at the back of the class, leaning back on his chair with his feet up on the desk. A miniature Fonz, Frankie's clothes were…See More
Apr 4
John S. Oliver posted a blog post

MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

* You Changed My Life *..I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? Frankie wasn't hard to miss. He was sitting at the back of the class, leaning back on his chair with his feet up on the desk. A miniature Fonz, Frankie's clothes were…See More
Mar 30
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Image worth spreading: Cosmic Eye (Original in HD)

App: https://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/cosmic-eye/id519994935 This movie was generated using the iOS App "Cosmic Eye", written by Danail Obreschkow at the Inte...
Mar 30
John S. Oliver commented on Edward Flagg's blog post The Six Dimensions of Your Development
"Hazel THANKS for this reply and note that the last link in your reply does not work. "
Mar 28
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Why Is A Group Of Crows Called A “Murder”?

Collective nouns are a great way to have fun with language and nature. PLEASE SUPPORT US ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth Thank you! _________...
Mar 16
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The Uncomfortable Effort of Thinking

How the brain works, how we learn, and why we sometimes make stupid mistakes. APPLY TO WORK WITH ME: http://ve42.co/JoinUs Submit ideas: http://ve42.co/GotId...
Mar 4
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Feb 25
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New Classrooms presents Teach to One: Math

New Classrooms is a nonprofit organization that leverages classroom design, teacher talent, and technology to enable personalized learning for more than 7,00...
Feb 19
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Feb 16
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Here is my article on leadership - what do you think?

Leaders Provide Guidance Here are my reflections on qualities of a great leader.A leader provides the following kinds of guidance to an organization.That organization can be a family, small group, class, church, school, company, club, etc.  Conceptual GuidanceMission statementVision statementCore valuesOther elements of strategic planning  Concrete GuidanceSMART goalsMilestonesPoliciesProceduresQuality standards  Personnel GuidanceSeek and hire staff (mostly volunteers in my case)Oversee…See More
Feb 15
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Supercharge Learning This School Year!

"I believe that education is vitally important in general. And it is especially important during the formative years of a child. Your child will be entering into a highly competitive job market that is even more global than it is today. Their…"
Feb 14
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Supercharge Learning This School Year!

Our personalized learning approach includes adaptive technology, immediate progress assessments, and expert tutoring. This unique combination of innovative t...
Feb 14

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Executive Director of innovative online educational nonprofit
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
I have been a leader of online education in my circles for years http://learningonlineministry.org/


I have begun to study ePortfolios.

Here is my online portfolio www.jsohub.org
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Case Study of Project Based Learning Taken to the Maxium

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 6:30 3 Comments

Here is the blog post that gives an overview. 

The forward-thinking curriculum of Studio H is designed for the true 21st-century student. It's based on real-world applications, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and immersive student collaboration. 

http://www.fluency21.com/blogpost.cfm?blogID=2433

Here is the website related to Studio…

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MORE Evidence that Teachers Change Lives

Posted on March 30, 2017 at 16:00 0 Comments

* You Changed My Life *.

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I met Frankie the day I walked into his sixth-grade classroom as a fledgling student teacher full of fear and trepidation. I had just spent two years assisting at a day care center and had decided to go to teacher's college to become a kindergarten teacher. What was I doing in a sixth-grade classroom? 

Frankie wasn't…

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Here is my article on leadership - what do you think?

Posted on February 15, 2017 at 15:30 5 Comments

Leaders Provide Guidance

 

Here are my reflections on qualities of a great leader.

A leader provides the following kinds of guidance to an organization.

That organization can be a family, small group, class, church, school, company, club, etc.

 

 

Conceptual Guidance

Mission statement

Vision statement

Core values

Other elements of strategic planning

 

 

Concrete…

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Please beta test this ebook for business owners

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 9:23 1 Comment

What follows began as a collection of a few links to online resources that might help some friends. Then as I did that I recalled more and more resources. This has become an initial draft of an ebook. For a very long time I have planned to make short videos of each such resources with keyword tags.



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At 13:59 on June 23, 2011, Hazel Owen said…

Welcome, John. It is great to have you join the community. Please make yourself at home, and jump into or start conversations, and feel free to share ideas, experiences, and resources.

 

I enjoyed having a look around your first site too - thanks for sharing the link - although I had problems with the second one not opening. I guess that's technology sometimes :-)

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