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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th October 2014

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/10/a-problem-solving-game-for-teachers-and-administrators/ This activity empowers all stakeholders. It gives everyone an opportunity to share pain points and observations and to brainstorm solutions. By building a card deck of context-specific pain points and observations, there’s buy-in from the start. All participants have a vested interest in the cards they create. [...]

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Technology is not a magic bullet.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 20th November 2013

http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/blog_chad_evans/technology_not_magic_bullet Technology is not a magic bullet. Professional development for administrators and educators often focuses on the “how does it work” as opposed to how should we use this to help students make meaning, communicate, collaborate, and create?  Many unfairly assume that educators are chomping at the bit to design instructional learning experiences using technology. [...]

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