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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

Don''t wait another second to start building a Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are an administrator, stop supporting or enforcing a gatekeeper approach and allow educators to use free social media tools to engage learners, unleash their creativity, and enhance learning. That is not BYOD.

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Are You a Critical Consumer?

A Principal's Reflections

In fact, I for one benefitted greatly as a principal when I learned about something shared on social media and then either implemented or adapted it in a way that bolstered the transformation efforts at my school. Going BYOD sounded like a great idea based on what I had either read or saw online. Case in point.

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Lead in the Now

A Principal's Reflections

Leaders must begin to establish a vision and strategic plan to create classrooms and buildings that are more reflective of the real world while empowering learners to use technology in powerful ways through either personalized or blended strategies and increased access in the form of BYOD or 1:1. This needs to be prioritized.

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Newly Posted Favorite Resources 11/05/2013

The Web20Classroom

Mobile AUP Guide tags: aup favorite Get Your Google Earth Going « Thumann Resources tags: google earth googleearth favorite Prezi Resources tags: prezi favorite Thinking Big About Engagement | Edutopia tags: engagement edutopia favorite How Web-based Tools Change Teaching and Learning tags: technology web2.0

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. PBL – Project Based Learning ( click here for my guide ). PLN – Personal Learning Network. RED – Rapid e-learning Development. AUP – Acceptable Use Policy.

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Newly Posted Favorite Resources 01/13/2013

The Web20Classroom

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons tags: photos creativecommons favorite Five Steps to Starting a Class Blog in 2012 tags: blog blogging favorite Free Technology for Teachers: Five Ways to Visually Explore Wikipedia tags: Wikipedia favorite The Mobile Native: BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Toolbox tags: byod favorite Over 25 Links (..)

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Technologically-based tools provide opportunities for students to learn both in and out of the classroom. Learning teaching'