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Social Media is Not Just For Students

A Principal's Reflections

Immediately, visions of excessive socialization, time wasted, and meaningless conversations in the form of updates come to mind. This is true, in many cases, when these tools are used for personal use. As my network has grown, so has my growth as an educational leader.

Universal Skills for Learners: Increasing School Relevancy

User Generated Education

Kids are learning – but for way too many it occurs outside of the school environment rather than during school. We are asking today’s students to spend so much of their school lives doing tasks that are unconnected to the the skills that need now and in their future lives.

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Lead in the Now

A Principal's Reflections

“ When you finally let go of the past, something better comes along.” – Anonymous There are many reasons why we tend to fall back on what we are either comfortable with or have always done. For one, comfort tends to be the enemy of growth. One last factor has to do with our experiences.

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My Ten Most Viewed LiveBinders

The Playground Advocate

I''m a big fan of using LiveBinders to curate and share web resources. The more I''ve been at it, the easier it becomes to find and share the right resource when a teacher needs it. I was reminded of this today because I ended up sharing three different binders with colleagues within the span of a half-hour, each of which spoke to a different project or problem that needed to be solved.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. Please bring a story or tool or idea to share. How do you integrate technology into 21st century classrooms? Loosely based around Bloom’s Revised taxonomy, find out how to use web2.0