Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

at 208 Colchester Ave, 202 Mann Hall, Burlington, 05405 United States

Engaging Vermont's middle school learners through effective technology integration.


Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education
208 Colchester Ave, 202 Mann Hall
Burlington , VT 05405
United States
Contact Phone
P: (802) 656-2641
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Description

The Tarrant Institute provides a variety of services to help schools make the transition to engaging, technology-rich teaching and learning. In exchange for their substantial commitment to a new vision for teaching and learning, we offer our partner schools intensive professional development, leadership preparation and planning, and small grants for innovative technologies -- all free of charge. To the broader community, we conduct extensive research, evaluation, dissemination and outreach.

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Looking to get out in this amazing VT summer AND keep on learning?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-07-03 14:33:17 GMT

A very good question. Any teachers out there want to share how they prep to teach coding?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-07-02 00:08:58 GMT

A very clever use of an old algorithm:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-07-02 00:51:01 GMT

#vtmgi16 #shenanigans The morning dance returns!

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-07-01 15:39:39 GMT

Balance is healthy.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-28 16:14:24 GMT

As makerspaces appear in more and more schools, this is a great topic to think about: how to assess skills and projects.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-28 00:57:00 GMT

This is a good start for a checklist when choosing digital tools for education. What's missing?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-27 16:30:24 GMT

Fayston School students share how they reflected on their personal learning plans (PLPs) with Adobe Voice and Explain Everything, two iOS apps.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-26 16:44:14 GMT

Summer project! Who's in? This would be so fun to have on hand (ha!) to look at Vermont geologic timescales. #mapnerd

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-23 00:00:00 GMT

Badging guru Laura Fleming has put together a spectacularly comprehensive list of digital badging resources for educators:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-22 00:44:42 GMT

A great piece on what, specifically, makes student reflection so valuable: "For student reflection to be meaningful, it must be metacognitive, applicable, and shared with others."

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-22 00:15:00 GMT

A valuable -- and free -- opportunity to increase an undervalued skill set.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-21 00:30:42 GMT

An interesting argument for giving students access to materials to *make* games early: "game development is project-based" and having a deep portfolio impresses. This sound familiar to anyone?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-21 11:02:00 GMT

A great look at the need for balance with incorporating edtech:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-21 00:51:01 GMT

It's starting to be that time again...

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-20 11:05:00 GMT

A little practical edtech for managing educational videos:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-20 00:09:00 GMT

A natural outgrowth of negotiated curriculum and real-world learning:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-19 11:03:00 GMT

Love this new way of using Google Drive!

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-19 00:01:00 GMT

Librarians are magic. It's a fact.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-18 11:23:00 GMT

Super useful as students (and educators) assemble end-of-year presentations:

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-17 14:49:17 GMT

Loved seeing students explain to educators exactly how they think PLPs could work for them. LOVED. IT. Let's do this again soon. For like, a school year. Who's with us? #vtmgi16

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-30 13:13:26 GMT

Interesting. Would these resources help your district #GoOpen?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-30 13:06:46 GMT

What do you think: can gamification find a place in writing instruction?

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-29 00:04:00 GMT

The team at Fayston School explain how they scaffolded personal learning plans (PLPs) to help their students be able to tell the stories of their PLPs.

Published Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education on 2016-06-24 23:52:09 GMT

Many UX (user experience) strategies can make learning design a better experience for students. Starting with: survey your users.