"Advances in Technology Pave the Path to Actual Learning: Using Blogging as a Learning Tool"
"Students were asked to uncover their thoughts and ideas about fitness by performing the thinking routine, 3-2-1 Bridge. The purpose of this thinking routine is for students to connect their initial understandings to new thinking after they have learned some information. When new information is gained, bridges are built that connect new ideas to prior understanding. This in turn empowers students to understand and connect their own thinking."
"simultaneous narrators and fractured storyline"
"Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things is an ongoing prototype developed and run by the Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab that explores new forms and functions of story. Designed to be an open R&D space that experiments with shifts in authorship and ownership of stories, the massive collaboration also uses a detective narrative to examine the policy and ethical issues surrounding the Internet of Things.
The goal of Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things is to build a massive connected crime scene consisting of smart storytelling objects. This fall teams will create, design, build and test prototypes that will be plugged into a number of crime scene locations around the world."
"School districts nationwide are struggling to keep up as digital devices and online communication environments become ubiquitous for students and educators. As superintendents and school boards try to keep their social media policies both current and relevant, several guiding principles can help with the process. "
"There is incredible opportunity for schools to use infographics to help promote the great things that happen in schools. When I read the CHCCS infographic, I immediately thought of some banners our school could [and will] create to share some cool, great things we have going on:"