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5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use insteadThe most popular article on eCampus News is a surprising one to the editors: “6 apps that block social media distractions.” This story, which seemed  a bit counter-intuitive for us to write (being a tech-cheerleading publication in nature), has held the top spot by a massive margin for almost three years now; which had the editors considering the…See More
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Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in LearningBy Luise Schlindwein | Mar 09, 2017 |Abductive reasoning, which emerges in order to resolve doubt, is a special form of creative reasoning that is often ignored and/or dismissed in the classroom.‘It is only doubt that creates.’— H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)Who doesn’t want an A in school? School based learning is motivated by the fear of punishment for not…See More
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Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping blockBy Julie Andrews and Emma Walton HamiltonUpdated 11:07 AM ET, Thu March 16, 2017Story highlightsJulie Andrews, Emma Walton: Kids' participation in arts creates measurable success in schoolThey say arts are a regular target of budget cuts. This is a big mistake. Arts enrich communities economically and culturally“Julie Andrews, stage and screen actress and director, and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton,…See More
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Babies' first words might depend on what they see

By BRIAN MASTROIANNI CBS NEWS December 9, 2016, 8:42 AMBabies' first words might depend on what they seeA new study looks at the role of visual cues in early language development.A child’s first words mark a big milestone in life, and a topic of great curiosity for science. Now researchers have determined that these early stabs at verbal language are informed by what a baby sees.…See More
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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

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5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

The most popular article on eCampus News is a surprising one to the editors: “6 apps that block social media distractions.” This story, which seemed  a bit counter-intuitive for us to write (being a tech-cheerleading publication in nature), has held…

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Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning

By Luise Schlindwein | Mar 09, 2017 |

Abductive reasoning, which emerges in order to resolve doubt, is a special form of creative reasoning that is often ignored and/or dismissed in the…

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Posted on March 21, 2017 at 5:02pm

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block

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Updated 11:07 AM ET, Thu March 16, 2017

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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