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A HyperDoc is Not a Webquest

A HyperDoc is Not a Webquest

Words matter, and in a day and age where information is streaming through our timelines faster than we can keep up, figuring out what words mean can be challenging. In defining new terms, it helps to understand the history and context of the term HyperDocs, in...Read more ›
A BOLD Recap: Jonathan Nalder Lifts Off in Learning

A BOLD Recap: Jonathan Nalder Lifts Off in Learning

Early May 2019 saw FutureWe founder and St Peters Lutheran College ICT Trainer Jonathan Nalder invited to present four sessions at California’s leading lesson design conference, ‘CUE BOLD’. BOLD is all about blended and online lesson design, and Jonathan was tasked to...Read more ›
The Argument for Transformative Learning Spaces

The Argument for Transformative Learning Spaces

Learning space design gets a makeover. Bob Dillon, co-author of the book “The Space” with Rebecca Hare and “Redesigning Learning Spaces”, discusses changing the narrative around learning space design in his recent article for Medium website....Read more ›
#ObserveMe Takes the Spotlight

#ObserveMe Takes the Spotlight

Robert Kaplinsky has spent the last 15 years in education and is no stranger to having all eyes on him. He spent thirteen years in Downey Unified School District – eight of them as a Teacher Specialist, working with Secondary Math Teachers. Today, Kaplinsky is...Read more ›
5Es and the Hero’s Journey

5Es and the Hero’s Journey

I remember it like it was yesterday! It was lunch break between a Keynote presentation on inquiry learning and follow up workshops for Kern County CUE on the campus of CSU Bakersfield. Despite the the enthusiastic mood of that teachers in that audience, and the...Read more ›