Category Archives: Digital Citizenship

#Screenagers: Facilitating a #PBL Community Program

This project-based learning class began their journey with the challenge to identify and understand the most pressing issues for their generation. This is a truly student-centered approach, and I have not found many other examples of this type of ground … Continue reading

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Connect a Specific Line from Whitman’s Poetry to a Specific Scene in This PBS Documentary

The technology staff in the Crowsnest is still trying to find out why PBS took the great episode of Whitman off of their American Experience website! We found another great asset on YouTube sharing this on their channel. So, we … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Learning, American poets, AP Mindset, Design Thinking on HMK, Digital Citizenship, English III Honors, Higher Order Thinking, Whitman, YouTube | 9 Comments

Let’s Continue Our Conversation About Jamie Ford’s Novel

Our first digital classroom endeavor will be to continue our class conversation of the community text in the “comment” thread of this classroom blog. Enjoy this short video made by our upcoming visitor, Jamie Ford. Then, reflect over the novel and consider … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Learning, Community Theme, Digital Citizenship, Disposition of a Critical Thinker, Flipped Classroom, School Climate, Summer Reading, Text | Tagged | 48 Comments

More Enlightenment on the Myth of Multi-tasking

For those new to the Crowsnest, welcome. Know that when a student’s computer screen shows a non-academic subject, that student must read an article about multitasking and talk to me outside of class. See Crowsnest Rules! In the last few … Continue reading

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Flying by the Seat of our Pants

In the early days of air flight, flying by the seat of your pants was a necessity as pilots flew without instruments and by instinct. Today, I think we do not fully appreciate this way of moving foward into a … Continue reading

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Secretary Duncan To Host Chat on Twitter

I am looking forward to the discussions on Digital Citizenship. Let me know if you want to learn anything else? Open invite to all educators – join me for Monday’s #edtechchat as we discuss Connected Educator Month. 8pm ET #ce13 … Continue reading

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