Blended Learning

Teaching and learning are so straight forward and yet an illusion at the same time. Everyone has had the education experience; but, that does not make us all experts on how learning should take place. This is often true of our own learning. We do know that learning is about creating new brain pathways that connect the new and old in meaningful ways (Stern, 2005). The challenge is that each individual student is wired differently. We each have unique experiences and ways of conceptualizing the information we are learning or already know. Therefore, we need to constantly adapt the instruction…

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Ep 3 Guest Tana Landis Pt 2

Welcome to Mrs. Tana Landis from Anchor Literacy.  Mrs. Tana Landis is a literacy coach, instructional coach, and passionate reader of educational research.   We hope that you enjoy the series. This is the second part of a series where Tana Landis of Anchor Literacy and Mark Stanton chat about education matters. This week the conversation centers around learning and what is important when considering the learner, whether it is a child, adolescent, or adult.

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City On A Hill
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City On A Hill

"I Have a Dream" (Luther) is a public speech that was delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. During this speech he called for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States. Monday, we set aside a day to honor a man who charged the nation with a bold concept, equality and peace. Although horrid things had happened to him solely because of his color and cultural background he upheld a peaceful protest and smart and cutting speech. He understood that love and truth is the…

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