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Presenter: Peter Skillen

Title: Students Helping Students Learn Through Journal Zone

If you like journals - you will love Journal Zone! This online journaling environment integrates three common practices of exemplary teaching - journal writing, collaboration, and cognitive scaffolding. Journals help students to plan, monitor and reflect during projects. However, students not only write in their own journals. They help other students do better work by reading and responding to their journals.

Presenter: Peter Skillen

Title: To Question IS the Answer: Learning, Technology and Standards

Just how powerful is the role of one's own question in learning? Passion-the emotional force of a driving question-raises's one's motivation, increases energy and focus, carries one through uncertainty and difficulty, and heightens one's own expectations. Use outliners, idea processors, and collaborative communications software to teach and support students to formulate and resolve 'driving questions'.