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ktenkely

Specializing in instructional technology Professional development. Consulting. Teaching.
ktenkely has written 5 posts for Cooperative Catalyst

Meducation: how did we land here?

 |Kelly Tenkely|  Originally published on http://ilearntechnology.com I recently saw this bit on the Colbert Report…it would be funnier if it weren’t accurately reporting something that is actually happening.  It is unbelievable to me that we, as a society, choose to medicate (meducate) instead of challenging the system and fixing the problem. As educators, it is up … Continue reading

Gifts Without Strings

|Kelly Tenkely| Every day educators around the world, and certainly within Cooperative Catalyst, freely share the gift of learning. We extend the invitation on an ongoing basis through blog posts, conversations on Twitter, videos, shared resources and free webinars.  We share with others for the common goal of growth.  It is a beautiful picture of … Continue reading

Asking the right questions

|Kelly Tenkely| Today’s #edchat topic for discussion on Twitter was: In a time of cut backs in education for the sake of the economy, should sports and extra curricular clubs take a back seat? Those “extras” we are referring to: the arts and physical activities (sports).  For me, this #edchat topic succinctly summarizes what is … Continue reading

Education Doesn’t Need Nip Tuck: Our Normal Approach is Useless Here

Repost from Dreams of Education |Kelly Tenkely| Education isn’t about achievement, and yet, somewhere along the way that is exactly what its purpose became.  Somewhere along the line our perspectives shifted and we began to believe the lie. The lie that the purpose of education is a number. A grade. We put so much emphasis … Continue reading

The Community of Learners Dream Team

|Kelly Tenkely| Hello Coop Catalyst friends! As it is my first post here, I will start with a brief introduction. I started my teaching journey as a second grade teacher.  It was a hard first year where I was hit with the realities of real life.  Kids being abused, an absentee administration, standardized testing, the … Continue reading

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