Category Archives: Learning Designer

Supporting Educators and Coaching While Working Remotely

Coaching is such hard work and has been made even more difficult while having to work from home. This is what has been running through my mind lately and stood out even more as I started thinking about my inquiry … Continue reading

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Creativity and the Classroom

Creativity, that is really what this post is about. When I was reading through the ISTE Educator Standards I was immediately drawn to the Facilitator standard, specifically 6d which states; “model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, … Continue reading

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Thinking About Formative Assessment Differently

When I first started thinking about questions for the current module that I am in for school I was thinking about Genius Hour and how something like that might be incorporated authentically into a traditional classroom. I think my brain … Continue reading

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Collaborating and Co-learning Together

As I sit here on this gorgeous spring day I have been thinking about and exploring the ISTE Educator standards. As part of the Seattle Pacific University, Digital Education Leadership program this quarters class has us looking at and learning … Continue reading

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Online Student Portfolios – A Community Engagement Project

As part of my course work this term in my masters program at Seattle Pacific University, I had to create a project that incorporated ISTE standard 2 Digital Citizen and used the stages of backward design thinking as described in … Continue reading

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The Impact of Global Collaboration

As I embarked on this final leg of winter term at Seattle Pacific University as part of my Masters in Digital Education Leadership, the ISTE Student standard that I decided to focus on was Global Collaborator. “Students use digital tools … Continue reading

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My Journey to Understanding Computational Thinking

When I first started this module on the ISTE student standard: Computational Thinker I thought I had an idea of what I wanted to explore. From some of the initial reading that I did in preparation for this topic I … Continue reading

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Supporting Innovative Thinking and the Design Process

When I began this module on the ISTE student standard Innovative designer I wasn’t sure where it was going to take me. The standard itself is all about designing something that allows for students to identify problems, create a process … Continue reading

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Curating Learning for Teacher and Students

How can I support educators in allowing students to be curators of their own learning instead of just supplying students with the resources they “need” and putting a ceiling on student learning? This is the question I sought to answer … Continue reading

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Teacher Empowerment that Leads to Student Empowerment

As part of my assignment in my course this term I was asked to dig deeper into the ISTE Student Standards. For the first assignment we are specifically focusing on ISTE Student Standard 1: Empowered Learner. As I was reading … Continue reading

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