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Zen-ification of a PowerPoint Presentation

an iceberg from a previous lesson on culture. I thought this would be a great way to make a connection to something familiar and the concept we used with culture (visible and hidden aspects of culture) worked perfectly with the … Continue reading

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Looking at Infographics with a Critical Eye

USA Today has been using them for years and now we’re seeing an explosion of infographics on the web. And now anyone make their own infographics (or data visualizations) and share them with the world. Awesome! But on the other … Continue reading

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Images in the Classroom: From an Iceberg to Trees

In the new school year I have a new group of grade 6 students and I am seeing the same issue in their writing as I did with my students last year. They’ve already experienced the “Culture is Like an … Continue reading

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Assessing the Look of “Digital Journeys”

THEMES When I first starting using WordPress blogs for both my COETAIL course and my classroom I experienced stress in trying to figure out what would be the best theme to use. I wanted to show some personality by finding … Continue reading

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