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Adnan Iftekhar
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Situationally inverted, except when not.
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Creation versus Consumption (no, not the disease... or is it?)
Weapons of mass creation. #edtech #inspirational pic.twitter.com/rfLIAFNotq — Adnan Iftekhar (@adnanedtech) August 17, 2014 Recently I tweeted about "weapons of mass creation" as well as wrote a post on unproven ways of creating creativity in your life . No...
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Teacher (Re)Defined - A work in progress.
Change: A word that invokes fear in ordinary, unordinary and super ordinary people alike. Especially teachers. And yet, it's the only constant, right? Our education system has undergone change. Especially in the last decade: with the ubiquitous presence of ...
Teacher (Re)Defined - A work in progress.
Teacher (Re)Defined - A work in progress.
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CREATE Creativity - Six Unproven Ways to Somehow Perhaps Induce Creativity
Creativity is a funny word. Firstly, it's way overused. Like for example, in this blog post. I'll be using it a lot. Maybe. Secondly, it's hard to define. My dear friend, Google, tells me that it is "the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially ...
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3 simple strategies to do to keep your sanity in a overscreened, overteched world
A recent article states that, on average, people check their phones 110 times per day. That's once every 9 minutes - if you sleep for 8 hours. How often did you check your phone 5 years ago? 10 years ago? Now, this doesn't count the time you check your tabl...
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My Productivity Ecosystem - Part 1 - The Basics
As much as I love technology, I do have other passions (yoga, dance, running, hiking, playing, inverting and being outside) and strive to make time for them. The easiest way for me to "make time" is to create a system, sorry, an ecosystem that works its' sy...
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The SAMR Model - Giving Educational Technology a much needed Framework
If there is one thing that you need to know about using educational technology in the classroom, it's the SAMR model. Coined by Ruben Puentedura  in 2006 refers to the life cycle of technology implementation and gives a framework on which we can weigh how w...
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7 things you already know about creating presentations. Or not.
Excited to go to the Ed Tech Conference! First, let me describe one of my pet peeves: I've signed up for an educational technology conference. I'm going to be there with 5 of my colleagues. We're planning our divide and conquer strategy since there are so m...
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GROWTH: a 6 letter word and also the mindset worth adopting
If you are still unfamiliar with Carol Dweck's work on mindset , you may need to come out of the cave you've been hiding in. I'll give you my own take on the growth midst and what it means to me. Grasp the essentials of a "growth" mindset. Your brain is pla...
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Alfie Kohn says "Bad job" to saying "Good job" - 5 strategies to CLEAR the way.
Alfie Kohn, in his article titled Five Reasons to Stop Saying "Good Job!" , talks about the pitfalls of saying the words "Good job" to children citing examples that may create as he calls them "praise junkies" among other things. He gives concrete ways to u...
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What does success mean to you?
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