Category Archives: Teachers

Infographic: How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education

We can all agree that, for better or worse, the internet is having a profound impact on education. I believe that the growing pains we are currently experiencing with new technologies will ultimately change how we teach, assess, and access … Continue reading

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Flipping your Professional Development

This past weekend, I had the privilege of being an invited guest of Dr. Will Deyamport on his weekly podcasts, “The Dr. Will Show.” The subject of the conversation was flipping your professional development. I recently wrote an article, “Flip your PD … Continue reading

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Great Blogs & People on Twitter for Educators to Follow

Teachers often come to me and say that they have heard of a PLN (Personal Learning Network) and that they want to start following relevant blogs and even to start getting involved on Twitter. However, starting always seems a bit … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Kickstart Your PLN

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic, “3 Ways to Kickstart Your PLN This Summer!” It’s summertime! This is when educators, free from the daily schedule of a classroom, can focus on professional development. More specifically, summer is a … Continue reading

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Common Sense Media on the iTunes Store

I love Common Sense Media. They are an excellent resource for parents and teachers for topics such as Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, Online Ethics, Digital Literacy, and more. Best yet, the tools they provide are entirely free! Check out their free … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Classroom Management with Mobile Devices

This is reblogged from the original post at Edudemic and is the premise of presentation I will be leading in November at Miami Device. When adopting technology in the classroom, one of the key concerns for teachers and administrators is classroom … Continue reading

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SXSWedu – Can the Liberal Arts Survive in an Age of Innovation?

The next session I am attending is a topic near and dear to my heart as a liberal arts major, “Can the Liberal Arts Survive in an Age of Innovation?” The speakers are David Maxwell, President of Drake University, Liz … Continue reading

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Common Sense Media Free iBooks on Digital Literacy & Citizenship

If you are interested in rolling out a Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship Curriculum in your school, check out these free iBooks from Common Sense Media. There are teachers manuals as well as student workbooks – all of which are … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Online Exhibit – African American History Month

If your’e looking for resources for Black History Month, the Library of Congress has published an extensive online repository “African American History Month.” It focuses on the history of African Americans in popular culture, sports, politics, Civil Rights, art, and … Continue reading

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Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads & Google Apps

The first session of day two that I am attending is “Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads and Google Apps” by Holly Clark. You can view the slides from her presentation here. Holly highlights the fact that we have … Continue reading

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