Jim Moulton

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Tags Student Engagement
September 11, 2009

Editor's Note: Updated May 26, 2011

I like words. I do a lot of writing and public speaking, so this makes sense. Do you like words? Do you wish your students liked words more? I thought it might be helpful to share some of my favorite word-centric, Web-based resources, and see...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
August 21, 2009

I always enjoy having art teachers in the groups of educators I work with. Their presence is good for me, and good for the group. They tend to be more conceptual in their thinking.

I always enjoy having art teachers in the groups of educators I work with. Their presence is good for me,...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
July 10, 2009

As I've mentioned before, I think one of the big problems with making best use of technology in the classroom is the richness of the possibilities. They can be overwhelming, as I described in an...

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Tags Student Engagement
June 20, 2009

I drove over to Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, this morning. I had been invited to see a set of culminating presentations of collaborative research projects by college students and alternative-education students from a local middle school.

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Tags Technology Integration
May 20, 2009

In my travels for work and pleasure, I have hunted agates in Scotland, searched for flints, arrowheads, and fossils in Wyoming, Texas, and Oregon, and brought pieces of obsidian home from Japan. Yes, I am an avid rock collector. But this posting is really about people and schools, not rocks.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
April 22, 2009

I am traveling through India right now and doing workshops in private schools on technology-rich project learning. India has proven to be simply an amazing experience, and I will be sending along some other posts about what I am seeing here, but I thought I would start on the communication front...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
March 26, 2009

When I was a classroom teacher, my kids published a lot of books. We carefully finished our pages and then used the plastic spiral binder in the teachers' room to bind the pages into book form.

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Tags Technology Integration
February 27, 2009

I am going to connect a couple of dots here in thinking about personality and teaching. Stay with me -- and please let me know what you think.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
February 12, 2009

This morning, I got an email -- from a wonderful fourth-grade teacher in Vermont -- that passed along a recommendation about a Web site called Go2Web20.net. So I went poking around and found that I...

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Tags New-Teacher Support
January 29, 2009

A lot of times, I find myself working just as hard, or harder, to inspire folks as I do to inform them. While I am consistently helping all the teachers I work with to increase their purposeful use of technology in the classroom, I find that too often...

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