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Guest blogger Joe Mazza presents two new initiatives - the #Nt2T chat and the Twitter 101 eCourse - designed to bring teachers, school leaders and parents into the communication- and information-rich Twitterverse.
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.
In the second of her two-part series about grit, guest blogger Vicki Zakrzewski looks at how to encourage self-perception and emotional management in an academic setting, with help from Edutopia's video team.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek fits together three of the puzzle pieces for a school-wide tech integration initiative: developing a trusting, open culture; embracing risk and innovation; and turning PD into exploratory, sharing experiences.
Guest blogger Douglas Kiang, computer science teacher and edtech advocate, shows how the Inform7 language, the Minecraft game and the Maker-friendly Arduino kit can enhance learning in high school, middle school and elementary school classrooms.
Edutopia blogger Josh Block, acknowledging that it takes time to process information and synthesize ideas, offers some reflective and closing activities to deepen students' learning in those critical minutes at the end of class.