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032: The Classroom of the Future | How Everyone Can Benefit Now

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Tomorrow’s classroom is here today. Schools and classrooms are all being flattened and expanded into a global learning community where no resource, expert or lesson is out of reach. Guest Jerry Blumengarten, known world-wide as the Cybrary Man, shares his “one stop educational shop” and how you can tap your students’ techspertise to engage them in problem based learning that will excite and energize your schools and classrooms.

About today’s guest

Energetic guest Jerry Blumengarten taught for 32 years in NYC schools and has written curriculum for school districts, the NYC Board of Education and Open Doors [a school-business partnership]. He is an author, speaker and previous moderator for #edchat and a current co-moderator of many Twitter chats.

Recommended Resources:

  • Thrively – Find your child’s genius http://www.thrively.com
  • Connecting Your Students with the World:Tools and Projects to Make Global
  • Collaboration Come Alive by Paula Naugle, Billy Krakower, Jerry Blumengarten
  • http://www.routledge.com/9781138902961
  • Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level by Don Wettrick
  • Ditch That Textbook by Matt Miller
  • Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time by Vicki Davis
  • Digital Leadership by Eric Sheninger
  • What Connected Educators Do Differently by Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul and Jimmy Casas
  • The New Teacher Revolution: Changing Education for a New Generation of Learners by Josh Stumpenhorst
  • 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom by Alice Keeler and Libbi Miller
  • Learn Like a Pirate: Empower Your Students to Collaborate, Lead, and Succeed by Paul Solarz

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