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Earn Digital Badges with ampeduca!
Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

Earn Digital Badges with ampeduca!

By on Dec 11, 2018 in Lifelong Learning, Professional Development | 0 comments

What are digital badges and why should I collect them? Because digital badges recognize the learning that happens anytime, anywhere, making this learning visible online and in social media. Digital badges allow YOU to be in charge of your own learning pathway, which may comprise a much richer and varied set of skills then available in a single educational...

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Teacher Clarity: A Visible Learning Approach
Silvana Scarso

Teacher Clarity: A Visible Learning Approach

By on Apr 4, 2018 in Announcements, Professional Development | 0 comments

Teacher clarity, described below as one of John Hattie’s influences on student achievement, implies visibility of learning intentions.  Visibility of learning intentions goes hand in hand with the visibility of student learning. For too long, we have kept teaching and learning inside our heads, inside students heads, inside notebooks, inside of folders, inside...

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No Longer EITHER OR of Technology Integration: It Is About the Learning MIX
Silvana Scarso

No Longer EITHER OR of Technology Integration: It Is About the Learning MIX

By on Nov 30, 2017 in Announcements, Lifelong Learning, Modern Literacies, Professional Development | 0 comments

Many of us have now lived through the adoption of student laptops, Google Docs, cellphones and other technologies in schools. Many people involved may have had mixed feelings about all of the technology. However, a lot of discussion and research has already taken place about the true value of technology integration in the classroom. The old idea of “tech for tech’s...

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A Sense of Urgency in Education Innovation
Silvana Scarso

A Sense of Urgency in Education Innovation

By on Oct 26, 2017 in Announcements, Lifelong Learning, Professional Development | 0 comments

This is a cross post from silvanameneghini.com During the closing roundtable at Graded School Innovate 2017 Conference, Alan November was very emphatic when justifying the urgency for change in education. He mentioned an interview with Rahaf Harfoush, who was part of Barak Obama’s Presidential Campaign. His point was that as social media started having a...

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What do you Want to Know about Blogging?
Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

What do you Want to Know about Blogging?

By on Aug 10, 2017 in Announcements, Professional Development | 0 comments

In a recent presentation at Alan November’s BLC17 conference, I had 60 minutes to share my work and thoughts about Blogging as Pedagogy. I asked participants to share questions they had about blogging via a Google Form at the beginning of the session. While I tried to address as many of them as possible during the presentations, 60 minutes got us only that...

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Dare to Visualize the Future
Silvana Scarso

Dare to Visualize the Future

By on Jul 17, 2017 in Lifelong Learning, Modern Literacies, Professional Development | 0 comments

We may often hear that we need to prepare students for “jobs that don’t exist yet”, or that we need to prepare students for what will be “their” future: a different reality from what we have lived so far, knowing that everything is changing faster and faster. But do we fully grasp what that means? Do we really stop to think about what...

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