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The Book Deserts of Underserved Communities by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson and @latinapheonix There are deserts that span vast distances around the world. They lack the resources to support the diversity of life seen in places that have sufficient environmental conditions that allow for growth of foliage allowing animals to live, survive and […]
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Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson @laphoneix The visit at the Orlando Science Center (OSC) was one of the highlights for our family during the winter school break. A great period for family time, learning, participation in activities that were fun, educational, and creating “ah ha” […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson and @laphoneix: Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center"
The title says it all!!! One of my main priorities as an instructional coach is to develop capacity in teachers and therefore impact student learning. As I reflect (and I do that a lot) on this school year as it gets closer and closer to ending, I can’t help but be proud of the work […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Instructional Coaching and Student Work"
Well, it’s not quite the end of the year but June will be here before we can blink!!! I’ve been in lots of classrooms and can still feel the excitement that teachers and students have in using the #digitalresources. I’ve been working with some 5th-grade students with Sphero (https://twitter.com/SpheroEdu). They are teaching me!!! All […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: End of Year Excitement"
Last Thursday, we celebrated #NCDLDAY at Lake Rim (follow us on twitter Lake Rim). My expectations were high because I had spent most of the year sharing and presenting and learning about digital resources with teachers. This was a district effort and a school effort. Without trying to pressure teachers, I asked them what they were […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Digital Learning Reflections"
can sometimes surprise me. I have a student, Stan, who is a self-admitted lazy person. This kid is SMART. Like what-are-you-doing-in-my-class-instead-of-advanced-English smart. He writes well, reads well, thinks abstractly, and does most of the work. But he is lazy. He often turns in work that minimally meets the requirements, represents superficial thinking, or is illegible. […]Read more "Guest Post via @dr_riina: What real learning looks like…"
Here is what they don’t tell you in doctoral programs: writing is hard. For almost 3 years I have been taking 900-level courses on quantitative and qualitative research methods, national and international education systems, curriculum design, faculty personnel, higher education historical developments, and other advanced content classes. Before that, I worked on my master’s degree […]Read more "Guest Post via @DariaPizzuto: The Clockwork Muse by Eviatar Zerubavel: Book Review"
What I Learned at WordCampUSA in Philadelphia 2016 by William Jackson, M.Ed Instructor: Edward Waters College Jacksonville, Florida #MyQuestToTeach Accompanied by Joshua Rodriguez, junior Biology major Jon Gregory, junior Elementary Education Attending WordCampUSA Philly was a great opportunity to join over 1800 bloggers, developers, programmers, users and even educators. Joining together to learn, share, and […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: What I Learned at WordCampUSA in Philadelphia 2016"
Every student has to study at one point or the another. But there is this one battle we all have to fight, when making study plans. It is the battle of either reading in the day or at night. This is one big problem. Some students end up not studying at all, because they […]Read more "#stuvoice Guest Blog via @alibelieves: Day Study Versus Night Study: Which Is Better?"