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Friday, November 27

  1. page Educational Philosophy edited This I recognize that this century is ... advancement. Thus, I believe we need ... educating…
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    advancement. Thus, I believe we need
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    educating students for their future, not our past.to become empowered, independent thinking, and problem solving global citizens. Building the skillsanalytical, creative, respectful, and ethical frames of
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    along with teaching relevant content that will help them becomeare essential in order to produce flexible, adaptable, and compassionate global citizens are essential.young men and women. What makes
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    I foster includes bothincludes: individual and groupcollaborative work; project-based learning; differentiation; connections to real-world issues, skills and themselves;issues; authentic assessment, and personal reflection. In
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    try to maketailor the product,
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    learning environment tailored to student
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    along with the content.content understanding. I ensure
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    at hand. All of this is done using the Understanding by Design curriculum framework.
    I promote technology as an essential tool students need to use whenever appropriate and when it helps achieve the learning objectives. Building technology skills are essential for success in today’s world.
    At the same time, I am a learner, too. I’m intimately
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    process with the students and I encourage the studentsthem to help,
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    peers. Academic rigor, accuracy,accuracy and honesty
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    to learn. ReflectionI promote technology as an essential tool students need to use effectively to enhance their learning experience. Being adept with technology is critical in the process and is assessed.order for students to maximize their potential in today’s hyper-connected world. Overall, students
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    for their learning. I take this approachlearning in all my classes whether it’s an IB course or a regular course.classroom.
    Ultimately, I
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    about themselves whether it’s through a psychology course, any social studies course, or even a technology course.during the learning journey. If they
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    support this objective.objective when possible. Moreover, when
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    men and women.women who empathize with the needs and rights of others.
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Sunday, October 12

  1. page Student Work edited ... Click image for website {Website PP Example.png} IB Geography (American Community School o…
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    IB Geography (American Community School of Abu Dhabi, Grade 12)
    Unit: Urbanization option (Student's chosen topic: Centrifugal Movement: New York City and New Delhi)
    Tools: Google Earth, Quicktime (for screen recording), and iMovie
    Creator: J. Grifferty

    IB Psychology (Shekou International School, Grades 11 & 12)
    Unit: Qualitative Research Methods & Psychology of Human Relationships
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Thursday, October 17

  1. page Student Work edited ... Below you will find various examples of student work that had technology, especially Web 2.0 t…
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    Below you will find various examples of student work that had technology, especially Web 2.0 technologies, as a key tool for the learning process and/or final product.
    Psychology (American Community School of Abu Dhabi, Grades 11 & 12)
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    Project (Student's chosechosen topic: Exercise and its impact on the brain)
    Tools: Prezi and Quicktime (for screen recording)
    Creator: C. Hurtado
    Unit: Semester-long Personal Project (Student's chosen
    topic: Dreams
    Tool: Webs.com website building application
    Creator: D. Omari
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Wednesday, October 9

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  3. page Google 20% Time in Classroom edited This is an overview TOOLS FOR PROCESS You can use one or a mix of these for the process.
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Saturday, October 5

  1. page Google 20% Time in Classroom edited ... want to learn. learn within the scope of the discipline. It can TOOLS FOR PROCESS You ca…
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  2. page home edited ... {Blog_Header.jpg} Thomas Galvez High International Educator Technology Learning Coach; H…
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    Thomas Galvez
    HighInternational Educator
    Technology Learning Coach; High
    School Social Studies,Studies & IB Diploma
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    Geography, TOK, ITGS), and Technology Learning CoachITGS)
    Apple Distinguished Educator
    Californian
    For further information visit my blog or About Me page.
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