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Connectivist Word Walls: Show and Tell #CCK11 #ELTchat

Hi everyone. Today’s connectivist writing lesson is called “Show and tell”. Sometimes, no matter how much you refine and plan your words, well, at times, words alone just don’t work. So, what do you do? Show and tell. Show what … Continue reading

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Theory of Connectivism: The Nature VS Nurture Debate #CCK11 #ELTchat

Quotes from Stephen Downes that I agree with, fully: “…a great deal of connectivism falls into the ‘nurture’ or ‘experience’ camp. That is to say, connectivism suggests that we start with a generally unshaped network of connections, and experience shapes … Continue reading

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A Letter For Thomas: From Elise in Response to Connectivism: A Theory of Learning for A Digital Age #CCK11 #ELTchat

2 Responses to Connectivism: A Theory of Learning for a Digital Age: A Letter For Elise #CCK11 #ELTChat ailsa says: February 9, 2011 at 12:06 pm Do you recall a letter written to Carl Rogers by Rollo May? It too … Continue reading

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OECD 50th Anniversary Video Competition: Win A Trip To Paris, France!

ATTENTION! To celebrate the OECD’s 50th Anniversary, young people worldwide are invited to create a short video describing their vision of Progress. Who is Eligible? The competition is open to young people (18-25 years) in every country worldwide. How to … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength: A Collaborative Writing Lesson Plan #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #esl #efl #elt

Dr. Peter Elbow’s story was amazing, wasn’t it? How many students finish their education, like Peter, without knowing how to write? Countless, no doubt… Writing is a skill that requires a lot of practice to do well. It’s not easy. … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength: A Connectivist Writing Lesson (#CCK11) (#ELTchat) (#sirken)

Unity is strength. I store my knowledge in my friends. What is connectivism? It’s a learning theory for a digital age, right? Is it only a theory, or can a teacher walk into a classroom, where there is no Facebook, … Continue reading

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23 Educator Roles: An Imagined Interview With Stephen Downes (#CCK11)

Me: Twenty Three. Twenty three roles? What have you been smoking? Hey, I’m a teacher. One person. Only one, just one. Not twenty three. I stand in front of the class and talk to everybody. That’s what one teacher does, … Continue reading

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