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Learner Profile: An interview with Margaret Simon

Learner Profile: An interview with Margaret Simon

The following is an excerpt from “Digital Portfolios in the Classroom: Showcasing and Assessing Student Work” by Matt Renwick (ASCD, 2017). You can purchase a copy of the book here.  Margaret Simon is a gifted and talented teacher in New Orleans, Louisiana. She works with many students in several schools, specifically related to English Language

The following is an excerpt from “Digital Portfolios in the Classroom: Showcasing and Assessing Student Work” by Matt Renwick (ASCD, 2017). You can purchase a copy of the book here.  Margaret Simon is a gifted and talented teacher in New Orleans, Louisiana. She works with many students in several schools, specifically related to English Language... read more

Times are a-Changin’! 5 Ways Kids Today Can Use Social Media For Homework

© Andres Rodriguez – Fotolia.com It seems like you can never find a pre-teen/tween/teen without a smart phone, iPad, e-reader or some other electronic device instantaneously connecting them to their friends via the world of social media. Often preferring to text, tweet, Instagram, pin, post, and +1 instead of seeing a friend in person, most

© Andres Rodriguez – Fotolia.com It seems like you can never find a pre-teen/tween/teen without a smart phone, iPad, e-reader or some other electronic device instantaneously connecting them to their friends via the world of social media. Often preferring to text, tweet, Instagram, pin, post, and +1 instead of seeing a friend in person, most... read more