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Rachel Sliwa
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MTL 528- Blog #4 Benefits for Teacher Leaders
MTL 528: Blog #4 Benefits for Teacher Leaders As we talk about teacher leaders and their positive impacts on a school culture, its teachers, the students, and the system, I (selfishly) started to wonder- What’s in it for me?  My last blogs have focused on w...

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MTL 528- Gusto
MTL 528: Blog #3 IT’S ABOUT THE QUESTIONS HOW TO HELP RELUCTANT TEAM MEMBERS MOVE FROM SELF-DOUBT TO GUSTO Gusto I was inspired to write this blog after I commented on a professional blog this week.  I have been following Dan Rockwell on Twitter for a few m...

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MTL 528- Blog #2
Obstacles for Teacher Leadership In my last blog, I talked about the need for teacher leadership to exist.  Principals need support, teachers need opportunities to grow, and others need to learn from them.  In this post, I explore just what challenges or ob...

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MTL 528- Blog #1: The Need for Teacher Leadership
The Need for Teacher Leadership As I thought about defining Teacher Leadership, I thought about the system changes that need to occur in order for teacher leaders to be successful.  Innovative and inspiring lessons are happening behind the four walls of a t...

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Welcome Blog for MTL 528
Hello Everyone in MTL 528! My name is Rachel Sliwa.  I am in my second semester in the Teacher Leadership program.  I am working towards completing the masters and earning an endorsement in special ed.  I received my Bachelor's degree from Elmhurst College ...

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EduCreations and Science Project Tutorial
EduCreations Tutorial

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The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video
Schwartz, Katrina. (2014). The benefits of students teaching students through online video. MindShift . Retreived from http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/11/the-benefits-of-students-teaching-students-through-online-video/.

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Article Review #6- Educational Technology Research Past and Present: Balancing Rigor and Relevance to Impact School Learning
Article Review #6- Educational Technology Research Past and Present: Balancing Rigor and Relevance to Impact School Learning Lowther, D.L., Morrison, G.R., and Ross, S.M. (2010). Educational technology research past and present: balancing rigor and relevanc...

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Study #5: Research on In-Class Use of Laptops and Other Devices: Effects on Students’ Learning and Attention
Study #5: Research on In-Class Use of Laptops and Other Devices: Effects on Students’ Learning and Attention (2014, September 24).  Research on in-class use of laptops and other devices: effects on students’ learning and attention.   The Teaching Center Jou...
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