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Facebook for Professional Learning


If you''re reading this post, I''m going to assume you are an active reader of blogs or Twitter or both. Are you also leveraging Facebook for your professional learning? Frequently, there are also great conversations around their posts on Facebook which I learn from.

Michelle Luhtala Wins AASL Social Media Superstars Award

edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner ! I’m the founder of and had just started our social network for educators.

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Back To School-Leadership In 2011

The Web20Classroom

Since that time so much has gone on in the world of Social Media in Education, I decided it needed some updating. learning. The NETS provide guidance to school leadership on everything from learning culture to professional practice to digital citizenship.

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5 Common Sense Twitter Tips for School Leaders & Educators

The 21st Century Principal

Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach writes in her book, The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age, "We can reach out to our network, harvest the collective wisdom found there, and then bring it back to the school." There is a great deal of collective wisdom on the web, and those in a position to tap into that network of wisdom and expertise are those who know how to engage effectively in 21st century social networking tools. My school Twitter account has two main purposes.

New Posted Resources 12/22/2011

The Web20Classroom

How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities tags: socialmedia PLC favorite Educators – Google Plus Is For You tags: google+ favorite The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags tags: twitter hashtags favorite Turning Your Group Into A Team tags: plc favorite Do You Know About The Many Free Resources For Education Available from Apple?

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Learning with 'e's

But if you starve yourself of a social life, your relationships will die, and your life experience will be the poorer for it. And social media are the enablers. Yet many teachers and students see social networking tools as frivolous entertainment or ego massage.

I am not an expert, I simply love what I do.


just as I like for my students to think of learning as being fun. A new friend from Twitter ( @Dr.SpikeCook ) gave me a call this morning to discuss a few educational topics. He''s writing a series of posts on his blog about how social media supports education for different people.

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2020 teachers

Learning with 'e's

I have written about 2020 learners , 2020 classrooms and 2020 curriculum (focusing mainly on assessment of learning), and also touched on what we might see with 2020 learning technologies. He envisaged an education provision that would be "less top down and more social."

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country.

Get Social with Digital Reading

The first step to effectively using digital reading is for teachers to embrace social reading. Social media interactions: Many authors regularly hold Q&As and talk to their readers through Twitter and Facebook. Follow Michelle on Twitter @mluhtala.

Getting the Digital Generation to Read Over the Summer

Teachers can also “sponsor” a book for summer reading, so students can go to that teacher to learn about the summer reading book they want to choose. She is the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award and the Library Association’s 2010 Outstanding Librarian Award.

TeacherCast Launches New Studio Paving Way for New Era of Educational Broadcasting


I designed this space in a way that has very minimal sightlines so I can stay focused on my various media projects and with a ton of luck, it should be paper free and clutter-free. Social Media. Follow on Twitter. Learn with me on Facebook. Professional Goals.

Personalize Your School Library Program with these Convenient, Creative Apps

Since apps are a part of our everyday lives, especially those of students, they have the power to totally change the way students and teachers think about learning. For libraries looking to take control of their social media strategies, Michelle recommends using Buffer.

EdTechTeam Leadership Symposium Ohio


On March 10, 2017, at Avon Lake High School in Avon Lake, OH nearly 100 educational leaders gathered for a day of learning, discovery, exploration, reflection and energy. Leaders who get the chance to be focused on their own growth for an action packed day of learning are better leaders.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". 2011). Teachers have the largest in-school impact on student achievement.

Helping Students Understand Media Literacy

In today’s world where so many people get their news through the internet, the news one sees on a daily basis can easily be filtered through clicks on a social feed. Social media can have a really corrosive effect,” said Greg. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.

Creating Bridges

The Principal of Change

Good professional learning will give you lots of ideas on what you can do with your students on “Monday” Great professional learning will make you think about how you teach every day. But to do this, I have to be open to challenge my own learning.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!


In addition to her solo posts, sharing thoughts and discoveries, Jennifer’s podcasts feature interviews with teachers, learning experts, parents, and other people who make things happen in education. So explore the site, sign up for my weekly tips, or follow along on social media.

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Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Research tells us that deliberately labeling STEM thinking in everyday life leads to better learning outcomes, especially with more complex problems. The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a great way to share, learn, and lead. Twitter Chat – Click Here.


Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dr. Yong Zhao has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. Dr. Brennan will promote the next generation learning organization.

Dear ISTE (reprised)


At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. ISTELIB on Twitter.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MCP Instructional Learning Experience Designer and Mindfulness Educator Global Information Literacy Panel , Steve Hargadon, Co-Chair, Global Education Conference Global Outlook - STEAM up the STEM skills for Global Collaboration , Kavita Sanghvi, Principal, C.N.M.

All Work and No Play Makes Everything Dull

Fractus Learning

During our coursework to become teachers, we learn about the importance of play in a child’s early developmental stages. We know that if we can give students time to play to learn, that ultimately we are helping them make connections to their learning that they will remember for a lifetime.