The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Though my subscriber number reaches well over 1,000, I''ve been planning on doing a give-away once my Google Friend Connect number reached 1,000. I would like to reinforce the positive influence of social networking. click here to add these amazing people to your Twitter network! *

With $2 Million in Backing, Climb Hire Tackles the Social Ladder

Edsurge

To move beyond her current customer-service job, she’d teach herself how to use customer-management software popular with the type of higher-paid sales position she coveted. You can miss a lot of things when you’re learning on your own.” I have the personality.

The Dilemma of Entrepreneurial Teachers With Brand Names

Edsurge

The journalist goes on to point out conflicts of interests and ethical confusion when entrepreneurial teachers such as Delzer working in resource-poor community institutions—where many teachers across the nation have to get supplies and classroom staples by opening their wallets or begging from donors (or both)—have ties to high-tech giants like Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft (GAFAM). Education Technology Personal Learning Networks Community

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Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc).

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Online Class Starts Aug. 12th–Tech-infused Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network. Google account (can be your school account or a personal one). Ready and eager to commit 5 weeks to learning tech.

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digs deeper into digital tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Your Personal Learning Network.

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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Educators need to start with good pedagogy and lesson objectives and activities and then look for technology that can enhance those lessons, improve teaching and learning, and help students learn. They all work similarly so the learning curve when switching isn''t that big.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 11-July 31) is a follow-on to the introductory class, Tech-infused Teacher , digging into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. Your Personal Learning Network.

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning? Overall, a better learning environment and culture is formed.

5 Tips for New Teachers to Be-come Connected Educators #ce15

Teaching With Soul

and globally will have opportunities to connect themselves and their communities, online and in-person, to support their professional practice.While the idea of being or becoming a connected educator is important, as a new teacher, this may seem completely overwhelming.

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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Teaching With Soul

and globally will have opportunities to connect themselves and their communities, online and in-person, to support their professional practice. There are resources in abundance for this month of learning, such as the CEM Starter Kit and the Connected Educator Month Calendar.

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Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

When I began my teaching career a few short years ago, I never would have imagined having such an expansive network of people that I consider colleagues and friends. We also developed projects and presentations using various software programs. There truly are people behind the networks.

The Great "Learning 2.0" Strand Brainstorm

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Like the Library 2.011 and GlobalEdCon conferences, I''m planning on holding a (free) worldwide virtual Future of Education: Learning 2.0 I''m posting this same discussion on Google+ , and feel free to answer here or there (at Google+, there''s more opportunity for back-and-forth with others). So, here''s my tentative Learning 2.0 and Social media in the classroom (Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking, Podcasting, etc.)

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