SHARING, CREATING & DEVELOPING-ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS COMMUNITY

Nov 262012
 

It’s the time of year for the Edublog Awards.  I remember this event like a whirlwind last year.  I was new to blogging, new to Twitter, and new to using social media as a professional.  I remember seeing massive volumes of Tweets generating in my Twitter stream about the Edublog Award Nominations.  I remember reading […]

Mar 282012
 
New Model for Professional Development

Yesterday, March, 2012 I was privileged to take part in a live edu-tweet with #edchat. #Edchat is a group of educators from around the country and globe that Tweet each other via the hashtag #edchat on Twitter twice a week to discuss issues in education. The discussions last for an hour and are determined by […]

Mar 152012
 
To Twitterize or not to Twitterize...that is the question?

Twitter is a cultural phenomenon encompassing both personal and professional purposes.  I use Twitter professionally.  I just started using Twitter about 7 months ago.  I rebelled against using it for a few years.  I finally reluctantly joined after being persuaded by my husband that there were great benefits.  He said there were so many networking and […]

Feb 112012
 
Social Media bad for educators?!  Not! Why?

Via Social Media in Education by James Hicks, The Tech Scoop Frown…social media for educators is bad!  Have you heard this time and time again? Roll of the eyes…social media has no place in education!  Have you heard this time and time again? Annoyed look…social media is a waste of time and it will take […]

Feb 072012
 
Are you addicted to Pinterest?- A teacher's dream!

Are you addicted to Pinterest?  Many of us love Pinterest and it’s becoming one of the fastest growing social networks.  It is appealing to many of us through its simplicity, ability to create various boards to organize content, and its crisp visuals that draw you in.  People get drawn in and addicted for hours to […]

Nov 222011
 
Thankful- what my PLN and readers mean to me

Image by krossbow via Flickr Thanksgiving is soon approaching here in the United States. This is a holiday that we stop and say what we are thankful for. Reflecting on things we are grateful for brings perspective and keeps us balanced. My PLN and readers have taught me so much in such a short time. […]

Oct 302011
 
Why Teachers Should Join Twitter Interactive Poster (Glog)

About a month ago I wrote a post called, “Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I Have Learned as a Twitter Newbie“.  Due to the enormous interest in the resources in the post, I have decided to create this Glog (Interactive Poster) as a visual representation of the resources included in the post.  Since I originally […]

Oct 262011
 
Blog Challenge- What is Your Word Cloud Story?

This is a blog challenge. Please blog and Tweet about your results of this challenge.  I was inspired to create this challenge after my husband introduced me to Tagxedo.  It is a website where you can make word clouds from your Tweeter I.D., URL, News, Search, or RSS Look-up in about 5 minutes or less.  […]

Oct 112011
 
How Scholars Use Twitter-Interesting Infographic of Early Research Results

More and more educators are using Twitter.  The use of Twitter by educators is something I highly support.  I think it is becoming an increasingly needed tool for collaboration, sharing of information, and developing our PLN’s (Personal Learning Networks).  Our PLN’s are important for learning and gaining more skill and knowledge for success in our […]

Oct 042011
 
Too Many Acronyms in American Education Humorous Video

As I was searching the web to collect data for several new blog posts I am drafting I came across this humorous video on “American Education=Too Many Acronyms” from YouTube.  I found it so amusing and true that I want to share it here on my blog.  I will have some of the posts I […]

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