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Why storyboard in school?

Storyboarding in itself is a method of organizing ideas – ideas to visuals.  Storyboarding can produce anything from a rough draft (in most uses) to a finished product along the lines of a comic strip -a popular form of literature. … Continue reading

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Storyboards

Storyboards in their most basic form are a visual organizer of thoughts and a way to tell a story. Storyboarding is a term that is originally borrowed from the field of movie creation in which creators plan out the movie … Continue reading

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Urie Bronfenbrenner and Inquiry-Based Education

As fascinating and relevant to education as Urie Bronfenbrenner ecological systems theory is, it is difficult to truly put it into practice in the classroom.  Bronfenbrenner was more of theorist of child development than a theorist of teaching styles. Bronfenbrenner’s … Continue reading

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Urie Bronfenbrenner in the Classroom

Urie Bronfenbrenner’s ecosystems educational theory affects how educators view children who are struggling in the classroom as well as demonstrate the environmental factors that affect a child’s development and learning. If we recall Bronfenbrenner’s ecosystems theory and apply that to … Continue reading

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A brief description of Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Educational Theory

Urie Bronfenbrenner was a renowned psychologist and educational theorist, who is perhaps best known for being a co-founder of the Head Start program in the United States. His theories on education are closely related to psychology as the factors that … Continue reading

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Advocating for School Libraries

It is sad when you often hear of budget cuts and school library programs slashed. Why do schools cut these valuable programs? Is it because people see librarians and libraries as antiquated in a world of e-books and the Internet? … Continue reading

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Adventures in Podcasting and Computer Struggles

It’s been a rough week for technology so far, in my world. On Sunday, my new (3 month old) PC stopped on a gray “screen of death” and was unresponsive for hours after an update. I was in the middle … Continue reading

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