Whom Should I Follow on Twitter?

My Island View

For some reason any post with Twitter in the title does not do well with a general population of educators. There is however a growing number of educators using Twitter who look for strategies to better serve them in social media for collaborative learning. Whom should I follow on Twitter and how do I find them are key questions that need to be addressed. That is why when we first signed up on Twitter, there were no tweets in our timeline.

Why Twitter Will Never Connect All Educators.

My Island View

If teachers learned one thing from these experiences it is that, if you wait and ride it out long enough, all of these initiatives will all go away. Today’s learners have become more directed and into the ownership of their learning. The classroom is no longer the only location where learning takes place. They can use any number of applications to create something from what they have learned and to make things better they can collaborate with anyone globally at anytime.

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Online Learning Consortium 2014 – How We Discuss the Future of Higher Education

Improving Education Environments

I presented at the Online Learning Consortium’s Annual Conference today about MOOCs as a phenomenon, specifically my Delphi research done in partial fulfillment of my Ed.D. What is most interesting to me from the first day of #aln14, however, is how my research plays into the emerging discussion of online learning as happening at this year’s conference. Discussions of data analytics as inherent to online learning were prevalent as well.

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Online Teacher Development Works Best - 15 Reasons Why

Nik Peachey

So, here are my 15 reasons why I think developing your teaching online can be more effective. Learn while you teach - This gives you the opportunity to try things out with your own classes working in your own environment with your own students.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

Today's students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Launching technology lessons or creating online learning is a huge responsibility. So, how can we encourage a positive online image.

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education 30hands Learning - The 30hands Learning Community is an excellent cloud based solution for educators looking to collaborate w/ others, track/manage students, schedule events, and more.

The Growing Impact of Cloud Computing On Education - Guest Post

Educational Technology Guy

The Growing Impact of Cloud Computing On Education These days, more colleges and universities than ever are beginning to offer classes online. Instead, many schools are offering entire degree programs online, allowing students opportunities to achieve a higher education that they may not have had otherwise. And while there are certainly some challenges and drawbacks when it comes to online learning, the truth is that it appears to be here to stay in a world where technology is king.

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Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. Online Video: For Language Development. There are now a number of online video sharing communities that are specifically designed to support the development of language and communication skills. Skype Part 2: Online Workspace.

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