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About toniobarton

Toni Olivieri-Barton has been teaching 21st Century Skills to adults and children for over 20 years. She has worked in the education field for the last 10 years. She currently is a Director of Global and Tech Integration at Fountain Valley School. Her last job was as a librarian/media specialist and IB Coordinator at Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School in Colorado Springs. She facilitated all 2nd through 5th graders to have an opportunity to flatten their learning by connecting with students from around the world. Previously, she worked in Shanghai, China as technology coordinator at Shanghai Community International School. During the past 10 years Toni has assisted three school districts with staff development. In 2016, Toni was also featured in the book “The Global Collaborator” by Julie Lindsay. In 2011 she won an ISTE Award in On-Line Learning. Toni holds a BA in Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Toni finished her Master's in Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado. As a Flat Classroom Certified Teacher, Edmodo Ambassador and Certified Trainer, and Graphite Certified Educator, Toni has brought global collaboration projects to her new school. She has also maintains a blog about technology integration. She will continue to bring her global collaboration experience to wherever her future takes her. In her spare time, Toni likes to hike, read, quilt and practice yoga.

Stop Labeling Different – It’s Time to Stop Teacher Bullying

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Digital Curriculum

What are the successful components of online learning environments according to your text and other resources? A successful online learning environment must be developed using a Learning Management System (LMS) as referred to on page 363. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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Evaluating Curriculum

Based on your text and video resources in this module, what strategies do you (or would you) find most useful for evaluating curriculum? What strategies assist students in the transfer of learning to other classes and contexts? Be sure to … Continue reading

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Mardis Gras is Here

How do they celebrate it in Argentina? Take a look at what one teacher shared with me:  

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Hell-o with a Chinese Accent

Since I have lived in Shanghai, especially where I am living – 20 minutes south of city center, the Chinese people tend to stare and if they do engage in speaking, they tend to say “hell-o” in such a way … Continue reading

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Blue Skies in Shanghai

This week we had great weather in Shanghai. I was riding my bike when I realized I am spoiled. Weather like this week is common-place in Colorado. Colorado claims to have over 300 days of beautiful weather. I like it … Continue reading

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Some Nature Within Shanghai

A day at the largest park in Shanghai – Century Park.  Frank, Matt and I rented a bike/car to bike through the park which is sprawling. The bike was hard to peddle with three of us riding, but proved to … Continue reading

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