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Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.

Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.
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Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.

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The Importance of Eating Earnest

6/4/2018
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What food education looks like in Cornwall VT Integrating food studies into schools leads to thinking about interconnectedness in other ares of study. But don’t take my word for it: meet some amazing students from The Cornwall School, in Cornwall VT, who definitely won’t be surviving on Pop Tarts, ramen or mac and cheese when […] The post The Importance of Eating Earnest appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:22:53

3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont

4/15/2018
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What do the Global Goals look sound like in action? The three Essex Middle School students who delivered the keynote address at the 2nd annual Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability conference spoke from the heart. They also spoke from experience, having spent the previous year using the #GlobalGoals to address hunger in their communities. A full […] The post 3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:15:34

Having the hard conversations in Southern Vermont

1/17/2018
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Paragraph of teaser text here: 100 words maximum that sit above the fold, akin to the topic paragraph of an essay, answering the all-important question: why do teachers need to read your blogpost? What is it about your topic that will help them with their practice? The post Having the hard conversations in Southern Vermont appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:15:48

The Crossett Brook Queer-Straight Alliance

9/5/2017
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Think middle schoolers are too young for a QSA? Think again At the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) at Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury, Vermont, young adolescents have carved out a space where they can be their authentic selves. While that’s critical during middle school, it’s especially crucial for LGBTQ students. As we kick off […] The post The Crossett Brook Queer-Straight Alliance appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:23:15

What we can learn from brand new educators

5/23/2017
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Paragraph of teaser text here: 100 words maximum that sit above the fold, akin to the topic paragraph of an essay, answering the all-important question: why do teachers need to read your blogpost? What is it about your topic that will help them with their practice? The post What we can learn from brand new educators appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:13:52

How do adverse childhood events affect student performance?

4/12/2017
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Cognitive outcomes vs intersectional traumas We talk with legendary awesome stats guy Mark Olofson — now Dr. Legendary Awesome Stats Guy Mark Olofson — about his research into adverse childhood events and school performance. It’s some pretty important stuff, about how the intersecting traumas that affect students have some long-reaching consequences. Who is Dr. Mark […] The post How do adverse childhood events affect student performance? appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:25:42

The great Brian Eno-powered STEAM PBL caper

3/24/2017
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Paragraph of teaser text here: 100 words maximum that sit above the fold, akin to the topic paragraph of an essay, answering the all-important question: why do teachers need to read your blogpost? What is it about your topic that will help them with their practice? The post The great Brian Eno-powered STEAM PBL caper appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:23:24

Student TED Talks, sound sculptures and a funk band

2/10/2017
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Student exhibitions of project-based learning At this point we all know how important it is for students to share project-based learning with an authentic audience. It shows students they have power in the world, and that their research really makes a difference. But how best to design an exhibition that empowers students and provides a […] The post Student TED Talks, sound sculptures and a funk band appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:09:12

Data shows #vted leads nation in educators on Twitter

12/13/2016
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Vermont’s new leading role online In today’s podcast, Mark Olofson talks with Joshua Rosenberg and Spencer Greenhalgh, education researchers from Michigan State University. Their research focuses on the state-level twitter conversations among educators: who is doing it, and what they’re getting out of it. And, spoiler alert, when they looked around the country, Vermont emerged […] The post Data shows #vted leads nation in educators on Twitter appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:24:15

Mathew’s Y.E.A.R. at The Compass School

5/30/2016
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Scaffolding year-end reflections At The Compass School in Westminster, Vermont, students advance through grades by producing evidence of their accomplishments from the year, using the previous year’s reflection to inform the current one. We had the chance to sit down with a student just finishing 11th grade at Compass, and hear not just about his […] The post Mathew’s Y.E.A.R. at The Compass School appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:09:51