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  • There is More to Blogging with Your Students
    There is more to blogging with your students than simply creating a blog and starting to copy and paste work, that traditionally was done on a paper journal or worksheet in the classroom, into that digital space. Blogging is about quality and auth...
  • You Have 1 Second to Hook a Potential Reader
    If you are blogging with your students, you have been exposed to them. You have been exposed to hundreds of unimaginative, cloned, generic and uninspiring BLOG TITLES. When opening your RSS reader that contains the latest blog posts of your studen...
  • Student Led Conferences: Sick and Tired of Blogs & Reflection?
    Our students just finished a second round of Student Led Conferences (SLC) this school year (one in Semester 1 and another in Semester 2). SLCs are a formal opportunity for students to present to their parents about the state of their learning. Th...
  • Visible Thinking in Math- Part 1
    The conversation about visible thinking in Math started with one of our teachers at Graded, The American School of São Paulo, Adam Hancock, wanting to know how he could incorporate having students’ use their blogfolios in Math class. It seem...
  • How to Cite Images on Your Blog
    When using Copyrighted work with written permission from owner… Used with permission from “name” , URL link to original source and or owner online presence. Ex. Used with permission from Silvia Tolisano http://langwitches.org/blo...
  • Blogs and Labels are about Information Literacy
    My Middle School is using blogger (part of Google) as a platform for our students’ blogfolios. The blogfolio (term coined by Andrea Hernandez)  is part blog and part digital portfolio. Students not only showcase their best work, but document...
  • Reflection in the Learning Process, Not As An Add On
    Is it personality? Are some people born with it? Can it be learned? I am talking about REFLECTION. At the beginning of the week, I had the opportunity to be part of a workshop during our pre-service ( we just returned from our summer break here in...
  • Most Read Posts and Most Commented Posts from 2013
    In the spirit of looking back to 2013, here is a short compilation of posts, you might want to take a second (or first) look. The following are the most read posts on Langwitches in 2013 Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps iPad Apps and Bloom’s Taxonom...
  • Edublog Awards 2013 are Open for Nomination #EDDIES
    In its 10th year, the Edublog Awards are open for voting. Thank you to all the the loyal readers of Langwitches who have nominated my blog for Best Resource Sharing Ed Tech Blog for 2013. You can directly cast your vote from this page.   Best...
  • Blogging Beyond One Classroom
    Part of my work, at my school, is to create a framework for our Middle School that will take (already) blogging students from Elementary School and prepare a smooth transition for them, as they move on to High School. I am looking BEYOND the one c...