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2nd last @31DayGame bracket is posted: http://j.mp/mwvA36 Jigsaw in the final. Who will join for tomorrow's cooperative learning crescendo? # Setting up / configuring iOS devices are easy… that's what Apple guy said. Right? @kellypower @sadone Oh yeah, need ActiveSync #ecno2011 # <head hung in shame> no (but, I set up google cloud print instead) [...]

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You made me consider which I felt had the most oral language value. RT @MmeVeilleux: @benhazzard #31daygame Almost?!! Augh. # @seburnt I'm in the Southwest corner… you? # This almost persuaded me RT @MmeVeilleux: #31daygame Jigsaw improves oral language b/c stu must rehearse telling content&then teach it # @31daygame vote is tough today. I love [...]

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Students Speak Up in Class, Silently, via Social Media – http://nyti.ms/lzbjgt # My @31DayGame vote is for Concept Attainment. While I would combine Snowball & CA, the heart of the learning is w/CA so that gets my vote. # I totally agree. RT @MmeVeilleux: I like Mary's idea of combining CA & snowball. #31daygame # [...]

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My @31DayGame vote is for Paraphrase Passport. It is the top partner coop learning experience because it is applicable to more subjects # So I'm wondering what do I value in today's @31DayGame matchup? An extremely effective strategy or an effective strategy w/ adaptability # @31DayGame quagmire today is: SWBS-great for narratives (fiction&non-fiction); PP-any subject [...]

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Financial literacy: The kids weigh in http://t.co/A6uhpnU via @globeandmail # #31daygame Day 25 Recap: Jigsaw vs. Pass It On by @mmpalin http://j.mp/iVVDBS # My @31DayGame vote today is for 3 Step Interview because it trains listening and builds toward self-awareness. Influenced by @MmeVeilleux # Agreed! RT @MmeVeilleux 3 Step Interview formalizes the role of listener [...]

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Then welcome back! RT @AlanaCallan: @benhazzard I went to school in Sarnia – until grade 11 – #littleknownfact # @AlanaCallan that is the river cruise line out of Sarnia… probably not as far south as my village # How far down river did you come? Didn't see you in Port Lambton RT @AlanaCallan: Lovely cruise [...]

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#31daygame Day 23 Recap: Concept Attainment vs. I Like My Neighbour by @mmpalin http://j.mp/iiksLe # My @31DayGame vote is for Snowball. Everyone is participating simultaneously & each response/question is more adaptable. # @31DayGame both snowball & beachball are kinesthetic: but beachball = 1 person being active, but everyone has a snowball. # @31DayGame is a [...]

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Case4inquiry in class!RT@tkraz: Ch6 "some of the most interesting breakthroughs in sci,tech,&the arts come from reframing the ?" #edbookclub # Reading #edbookclub ch6 &hearing that personal growth needs individuality&authenticity. Reminds me of Brene Brown http://j.mp/mUKgEl # @tkraz in my experience creativity is stifled by empty pages, lacking guidelines, unlimited time or blank cheques #edbookclub # [...]

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Southeast Michigan SMART Users Conference

Recently I had the pleasure of sharing at the Southeast Michigan SMART Users Conference. This day of learning included over 200 educators at at Wyandot Middle School, in Clinton Township, MI. My presentation documents are available at the conference’s webpage. Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Tweet about it [...]

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@ratzelster The value of oral language to 'hear' it right and 'say' it right reminds me of @kellypower 's iPod Podcast @31DayGame # @chem_klein @dulcejubilo – Paraphrase passport in a line is problematic. Finding unique space&controlled volume levels are key. #31daygame # @31DayGame vote: I have to put my support behind Paraphrase Passport. Putting ideas [...]

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