The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

This should never have happened either as I was convinced that any and all social media tools were a complete waste of my time and would not lead to any improvement in professional practice. Social media not only gave us the inspiration but also empowered us to take action.

Why site visits are vital to tech rollouts

eSchool News

Consider author Leo Lionni’s Fish is Fish , which serves as a lesson about how individuals construct new knowledge based on their current set of experiences, and why it is so important to understand the critical elements to experience success in another environment.

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Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment

Edsurge

Unfortunately, so are school budget restrictions, unmanageable workloads and aging (not to mention underperforming) classroom technology, to name just a few concerns.

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

Two months after the COVID-19 crisis forced educators across the United States to leave their classrooms and start teaching online, the scope of the changes and challenges have now become clear, and educational leaders have started to identify what’s working and what still needs improvement.

The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn #iste2015

There is no box

Silent classrooms. Enter Twitter and the rise of social media. These groups (or Personal Learning Networks) allow for just in time information requests, asynchronous collaboration and archived knowledge bases. The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn. Kids sitting in rows of desk. Individual worksheets. This is not how we learn in the real world. It was my experience in school, as it still is for many.

When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

MindShift

Earlier this year, math educator and Demos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings of social media and the need for innovative math teachers to connect online.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.