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Chart a course to innovation using educational technology Let’s go on an edventure! Do you want to innovate and take risks in your teaching? Looking for ways to troubleshoot common classroom challenges? Whatever obstacles you and your students face can turn into edventures, and this book will show you how to navigate them with grace, humor, and grit. Jennie Magiera charts a course for you to discover your own version of innovation, using the limitless possibilities of educational technology. You will learn: • How to create your own Teacher-IEP (Innovation Exploration Plan) • Keys to problem-based innovation (PBI) • Strategies and solutions for tackling common classroom problems • Methods for putting learning into the hands of students • How to find innovation in everyday places Packed with real-world, immediately applicable solutions to the problems teachers face in their classrooms every day,Courageous Edventures shows how technology can be a fun and easy tool to improve classroom management and student learning! “Magiera leads people on a journey with some great ideas to get started in the classroom right now, or the inspiration to find your own way, leading to innovative ideas for learning and teaching.” George Couros, Author of The Innovator’s Mindset and Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant “This book does a superb job of providing practical ideas and strategies on how to actually implement innovative practices in today’s classroom. Her knowledge and experience as a change agent further strengthen the techniques presented and will help educators truly envision what’s possible in classrooms today.” Eric Sheninger, Corwin Author and Senior Fellow International Center for Leadership in Education
Chapter 10: Power to the Pupil
Power to the Pupil
Hopefully at this point, you’ve utilized your Teacher Innovation Exploration Plan (TIEP) to navigate around some of those nagging problems through creative use of your digital tools. If this is the case, you’re ready to take advantage of your decreased mental and temporal workload to sail into deeper waters. If you are reading this book cover-to-cover and have yet to use your TIEP—think of this section as a preview for what you can do once you clear your plate of some of those nagging problems from Part II!
While embarking on the next leg of your transformation edventure may seem overwhelming, here’s the good news: Once you’ve streamlined the foundational routines of your classroom, you get to take ...