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Guest, Pioneers, User Stories | December 20, 2016

Using a Swivl to Help Students Learn How to Present Better by Patrick Donovan

Students are expected to present in so many of their classes, but how often do we actually spend time on helping students become better presenters? So many of the student presentations I see involve a ton of words on a slide and the student reading them off, word by word. The students do not look at their audience or spend a lot...

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Pioneers | November 2, 2016

Patrick Donovan

Patrick Donovan is an Technology Integration Specialist at Ames High School in Ames, IA. Patrick is a former science teacher who was in the classroom for 9 years before working with teachers in a 1:1 setting. Patrick focuses on an educational philosophy that revolves around the needs of our learners today. He believes that we...

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Pioneers | October 31, 2016

Stephanie Laird

Stephanie Laird is an Instructional Coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville, Iowa. Stephanie is an ambassador and advocate for education, literacy, and teacher leadership, who works with educators to impact student learning within the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and community building. Worki...

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Pioneers | October 27, 2016

Kristopher Childs

Kristopher J. Childs, PhD, is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction STEM Program at Texas Tech University.  He teaches within the STEM Education Program focusing on developing pragmatic STEM educators that are change agents, policy advocates, and researchers who can address issues that promi...

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Pioneers | October 27, 2016

Jenn Chafin

Jenn Chafin is a National Board Certified Teacher, K-6 Literacy Coach, and K-12 Literacy Specialist with 20 years of experience in the field of education. In addition to her work in elementary schools, she is an adjunct faculty member for the College of Education at the University of Maine. Jenn facilitates workshops on a variet...

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