Our partner The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s free online Learning Differences course aims to help teachers better understand and meet the needs of all learners. See what a Constance Seibert, a former participant-turned facilitator, has to say about what makes the course so valuable.
Posts Tagged: mooc
It takes more than just engaging content to have a successful MOOC. Through an inquiry-based process, our partner The Friday Institute discovered that offering multiple ways for participants to connect during the MOOC led to more positive outcomes.
On the eve of its third iteration, CLMOOC has expanded, but the idea remains the same: the free informal course engages educators in making and sharing, online and off. Sign up today!
Whenever I am presented with the opportunity to participate in any form of professional development, the most important question that I ask is this: Is it worth my time? By “worth my time” I do not mean, Will I enjoy it or is it fun? I do not mean, Do I have a free spot […]
We know. You want to relax this summer. But we also know that for many educators summer is a time to collaborate, try new tools, and come up with ideas. And, if you teach in a community of less-privileged students, you may be concerned that your students will fall further behind during the long summer […]
By Matt Williams, Educational Technologist, KQED #TeachDoNow is a free, collaborative learning experience offered by KQED this summer in partnership with Educator Innovator and the National Writing Project. This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will […]
After a Department of Education kick-off at the Reimagining Education Conference and initial practitioner learning opportunities by partners Scratch, the Afterschool Alliance, and Mozilla Webmakers, the Summer of Making and Connecting kicks into even higher gear with the launch of Maker Party 2013 and the Making Learning Connected mooc on June 15. Maker Party consists […]
Have fun learning new web making skills as you explore the Connected Learning framework in NWP’s massive open online collaboration — or mooc. It’s not a course—there are no quizzes or papers, only creative opportunities to make and share while exploring the Connected Learning design principles and hearing from amazing educators who have used them to push […]