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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:     My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses…

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Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

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Live concert for schools - International European education project

FolkDC live concert in 5 cities and resources for schools Music has been shown to have a very positive impact on language learning and the…

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Blended Learning

Dear educators, I was reading an interesting article about blended education. It is basically the mixing of online courses with face-to-fac…

Started by Norma Montalvan

3 Nov 3
Reply by Faith Kruzick

Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

Started by Andrea Ray

30 Oct 17
Reply by Edward Lake

Future Of Education

What it the feature of education? As for me, it's experimental learning where students are educated through the first-hand experience with…

Started by Nanacy Lin

5 Oct 4
Reply by Edward Lake

Looking for Turnitin alternative for my school. Any suggestions?

Our school budget was cut so we need some alternative to the Turnitin. Requirements - Schoology integrated, free or small cost, effective,…

Started by Lynn Usrey

2 Sep 26
Reply by Nanacy Lin

Why Students Plagiarize?

     Plagiarism is a theft. It means that you stole someone's identity, someone's thoughts. It's horrible. We should teach our young genera…

Started by Michael Yarbrough

0 Aug 22

AI has never been so close

Dear colleagues, As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be…

Started by Leona Hinton

0 Jun 21

Twitter vs Edupln

How has Twitter compared to using this site in your opinion?

Started by Rob Schoonveld

1 Jun 4
Reply by Holly Hales

Is NGSS Going To Ruin High School Chemistry? article thoughts

http://www.classroomscience.org/is-the-ngss-going-to-ruin-high-school-chemistry CSTA: California Classroom Science dated October 19, 2015.…

Started by Rob Schoonveld

0 Apr 7

Video clips of HS teachers using inquiry

I'm looking for videos of HS teachers using inquiry w/ their students. I need clips of classes other than science or math. Thanks

Started by Tammy Vine

1 Apr 7
Reply by Rob Schoonveld

How to creatively fund technology in the classroom

Please share ideas on how to creatively fund or acquire technology in the classroom. Prior successes and failures welcome. Share your story!

Started by Rob Schoonveld

1 Apr 5
Reply by Leona Hinton

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