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The future of academic libraries: An interview with Steven J Bell

The future of academic libraries: An interview with Steven J Bell

Note: An mp3 of this interview is available for download. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Steven J. Bell, the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instruction at Temple University, and current Vice President and President Elect of the Association of College and…

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Owatonna’s model for the 21st century

Owatonna’s model for the 21st century

At yesterday’s Horizon Forum meeting at the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Steve O’Conner, Director of Instructional Services for Owatonna Public Schools, presented an overview of an initiative in a classroom in Washington Elementary School where a fifth…

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Fifth grade for the 21st century

Fifth grade for the 21st century

You are invited to join us for the final Horizon Forum meeting for this school year! Fifth Grade for the 21st Century Hosted by Dr. Tom Tapper, Superintendent, Owatonna Public Schools Thursday, April 24 11:15am – 1:00pm Conference Room 325, Education Sciences Building (University of…

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free-reading.net

free-reading.net

Buzz is starting to appear regarding the MediaWiki-powered free-reading.net. Free-Reading is… an “open source” instructional program that helps teachers teach early reading. Because it’s open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. It’s designed to contain a scope…

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Games in the Classroom 7–game mechanics for creating learning

Games in the Classroom 7–game mechanics for creating learning

One of the big ideas from 6.0 was that kids are not naturally good at complex games. They often have the time, resources, but they do not always have the guidance of a mentor. Many kids are playing games designed by adults for adults. This…

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