TPACK newsletter #34, October 2017

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The latest version of the TPACK newsletter (#34) is now available and can be  found here (pdf). All previous issues are archived here. As always, thanks to Judi Harris for all the work that goes into this.

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Visualizing feeds

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TPACK Handbook, 3rd Edition: Call for proposals

TPACK Handbook, 3rd Edition: Call for proposals

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EDUsummIT 2017: Summary Report

EDUsummIT 2017: Summary Report

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Krishnamurti & Dewey in the Metaverse

Krishnamurti & Dewey in the Metaverse

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New ambigrams for a new blog!

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Mishra & Girod (2006/2007)

Mishra, P., & Girod, M. (2006/2007). Designing learning through learning to design. The High School Journal. 90(1). 44 – 51. Reprinted in K. M. Cauley, & G. Pannozzo, (Eds.), Annual Edition: Educational Psychology 07/08. McGraw-Hill: NY. Abstract: This paper...

Jere Brophy

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TED talk: How to design a school for the future

TED talk: How to design a school for the future

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Deep-Play: Creativity in Math & Art through Visual Wordplay

I have been creating ambigrams for years now... and I feel extremely lucky that what started as a personal interest and passion has led to some wonderful experiences and learning. These include a series of articles on the mathematics behind these visual designs and...

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