I Have a Question#2: Motivating educators to overcome barriers to change

I Have a Question
Overcoming Teachers’ Initial Barriers to Change
April 13, 2014

Featured Question
From Carla Arena: ” I’m always interested in how we motivate educators to overcome their initial barriers to change. I’ve had some clues from this past decade working with very inspiring educators, but we can always learn from others and their own strategies.”

Participants


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Upcoming Questions

 From Benjamin L. Stewart
How can instruction and assessment (not accreditation) “live as one” within an online course. 

 From Clarissa Bezerra
Best ways to approach/handle teenage smart-phone use/addiction <nervous-thumbs syndrome> πŸ™‚ in the classroom? 

 

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Guest 922

 

 

 
Hi, guys and gals!
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Hi, this is Jen!
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hello
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hi guest 922 and Jen
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wait.. Jen *is* guest922
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Peggy George

 

 

 
Hi everyone! Finally getting to join you live! Loved the first 2 recordings!
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I “was” that person πŸ™‚
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until I logged into twitter πŸ™‚
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πŸ™‚
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Peggy George

 

 

 
love the text chat by chatWING!
11 hours ago
Here are the questions we’ve aggregated this week … https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hS-8hqIxEfFieaF2lTwHoNmFfSQyk3uQTpb4aAPveeA/edit
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
episode #2 because the first one was #0?? πŸ™‚
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jefflebow

 

 

 
yep
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jefflebow

 

 

 
really episdoe #215 but who’s counting?
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πŸ™‚
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Peggy George

 

 

 
πŸ™‚
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Peggy George

 

 

 
we’re here for the answers πŸ™‚
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I’d love to hear you guys talk about Carla Arena’s question. mine can totally wait. πŸ™‚
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
I have been participating in all of the Ben Wilkoff Round Table Panels and they are awesome! The crowd-sourced google docs for every show are loaded with great resources & contacts!
11 hours ago
ben is awesome!
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Having tech issues, but glad to be finally able to be with you guys
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
I agree!!! I’m a huge fan! He is a master facilitator in Google Hangouts with panels!
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
Hi Carla! Welcome!
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Hey, Peggy!
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Hi, Carla!
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jefflebow

 

 

 
Please join the Hangout when/if you can Carla
11 hours ago

 

 

 
Hey, Jen and all. Great to reconnect with you
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Will try, Jeff
11 hours ago

 

 

 
hey, Carla!
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Yes. I’m here!
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
do you have the hangout link so you can join Carla?
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great, Peggy.
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
thanks Jeff!
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
hooray! Great to see you Carla!
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@Durff

 

 

 
laughing to see coarsesalt on screen
11 hours ago
@durff … get on here with your dissertation!
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@Durff

 

 

 
nada
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boo!
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@Durff

 

 

 
differentiated professional development
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@Durff

 

 

 
a machinima star in the making
11 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
be nice to that cat
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
the goal is not “change” but to help teachers find ways to improve their own teaching by modeling, teaching, supporting them in what they are wanting to do.
11 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
it IS change
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@Durff

 

 

 
must change attitudes, school culture, pedagogy
11 hours ago
jefflebow

 

 

 
Dr. Durff, would you like to join us?
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@Durff

 

 

 
but Peggy you’re right as in how you approach teachers
11 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
aqh Jeff – not yet
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@Durff

 

 

 
not yet a degree
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@Durff

 

 

 
and no thank you to join
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@Durff

 

 

 
LISA !
11 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
and she keeps publishing
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
there’s going to be a great webinar on Tues. Apr. 22 with Elliot Washor on Personalization and Student Engagement. Barbara Bray & Kathleen McClaskey are hosting it. [url]http://www.personalizelearning.com/p/webinar-series.html[/url]
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@Durff

 

 

 
Thaank you Peggy
11 hours ago
Peg Ertmer (Lisa Durff’s Suggestion):
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=UVVTAKwAAAAJ&hl=en
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
I’m just saying the goal isn’t to change for the sake of change. That’s what teachers resist when they think they don’t have time or they’ve been down this path before.
11 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
Did Cormier make anyone cry this time?
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Not *yet* πŸ™‚
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@Durff

 

 

 
oh? I never have asked anyone – sorry
11 hours ago
3 minute warning!!!
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@Durff

 

 

 
oh but that is exactly what teachers still do Jen
11 hours ago
@durff … path of least resistance … why change if it could get you in trouble?
11 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
Really excited about Earthcast 2014! Sheila Adams has reinvigorated the project! Thanks Jeff for helping us get things set up!
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@Durff

 

 

 
and in higher ed they have tenure and in K-12 they have unions
11 hours ago
status quo
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Peggy George

 

 

 
30 minutes goes by too fast!!!!
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@Durff

 

 

 
πŸ™‚
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@Durff

 

 

 
applause
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Peggy George

 

 

 
the outro is a drumroll isn’t it?
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@Durff

 

 

 
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@Durff

 

 

 
 isn’t this a ninja turtle?
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@Durff

 

 

 
<-needs a haircut
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@Durff

 

 

 
I can send them too
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@Durff

 

 

 
Jen – again I am not “Dr. Durff” yet – have to graduate first – like next year maybe
11 hours ago
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00FB45SI4/sr=/qid=/ref=olp_tab_all?ie=UTF8&colid=&coliid=&me=&qid=&seller=&sr=
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Peggy George

 

 

 
your webcam is great Jen! There’s reflection on your glasses but not on Jeff’s glasses. Do you know why?
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@Durff

 

 

 
lighting
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Peggy George

 

 

 
thinking it may be the glasses
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Peggy George

 

 

 
the reflection is coming from her computer screen
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Peggy George

 

 

 
yes John πŸ™‚
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Peggy George

 

 

 
love those time zones!!
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@Durff

 

 

 
a lonnnnggg time
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@Durff

 

 

 
why?
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Peggy George

 

 

 
hahaha!!!
10 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
you can scan all of that stuff and put it in Evernote πŸ™‚
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@Durff

 

 

 
no comment there
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@Durff

 

 

 
so did they say next Sunday 8pm?
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jefflebow

 

 

 
yep. Midnight UTC
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@Durff

 

 

 
Thanks – putting on calendar
10 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
it’s on the ETT calendar and you can subscribe to that. πŸ™‚ That’s how I remember.
10 hours ago
@Durff

 

 

 
Say hi to parents Dave
10 hours ago
Peggy George

 

 

 
thanks everyone! great conversation! love this new show!
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@Durff

 

 

 
Ta !
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Peggy George

 

 

 
bye all
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ttfn!
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