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Technology and Formative Assessment

After seeing a post from web20classroom - I am dying to know how other teachers in my burgeoning PLN are using technology in formative asse…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

Sharepoint and videos

Hi, I'm setting up a Sharepoint server at my Primary School. It's great for documents, pictures tec. but doesn't handle large files well li…

Started by TobyP

0 Nov 2, 2009

What does your PLN mean to you?

Hello everyone, A while back I started a project to gather educators' stories about what their PLN means to them. I've had about 9 respons…

Started by catspyjamasnz

0 Nov 2, 2009

IWBs in the Classroom

Hopefully this will be of interest to some of you, as well. Equipping schools with interactive whiteboards is an increasingly popular trend…

Started by MatthiasHeil

1 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Bill Lord

Barcamps for Students

I've just agreed to organize a "barcamp" for K-12 students to participate in as a parallel event during BarcampSWFL in Jan 2010. Have any…

Started by Deb Hanson

0 Oct 30, 2009

Year 12's in Australia celebrate their last day of school by making a film. Just wonderful.

http://jennylu.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/schools-out-friday-88/ visit Jenny Luca's blog. What and who inspired these kids? When I see this,…

Started by NinaD

0 Oct 25, 2009

One to One Laptop Initiatives

Looking for research on this topic and/or opinions for a paper my classmates and I are writing

Started by Jonathan Hopkins

3 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by David Wees

Soon To Be Teacher

Hey everyone I am a college pursuing Secondary English Education as a career. I am creating my own PLN and am trying to figure everything o…

Started by Jonathan Hopkins

2 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Jonathan Hopkins

The Educator's PLN

I hope this Ning can meet the needs of those educators who need a connection with other educators for discussion, collaboration, and reflec…

Started by Thomas Whitby

11 Oct 20, 2009
Reply by Raman Job

Administrators Front & Center!

Over qualified, over worked, over weight?!@#, over hours, over educated, over others & over whelmed! The life of an administrator is no…

Started by Bill Swartz

0 Oct 19, 2009

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Why teachers should user Twitter

"24 hour availability for networking with other educators and tapping into their knowledge is in fact today's PLN. Back in the day I would not have made it without the email list serve at NGSS and other teachers sharing experiments and materials…"
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Alfie Kohn on Oprah

"It is almost a plug for PBIS instruction and social emotional instruction. Teach the behavior you desire. Takes more time but s worth it!"
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How to Keep Up the Fire of Your Students’ Creativity

We all know that the left hemisphere of the human brain is responsible for logical thinking while the right hemisphere is the center of abstract thinking and creative ideas. It’s no wonder then when I give a creative assignment to my students, some of them are reluctant to perform it while others are very open to explore something…See More
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What is Powtoon - Find out what Powtoon is and what it can b

"Used this for my students' digital porfolios. Easy, visually appealing. A step above power points or google slides. Work your way up the SAMR ladder by adding this tool to your classroom toolbox."
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Michael Yarbrough commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post How do you stay motivated?
"We also use blogging as a learning tool. It helps my students to develop their writing skills, improve their self-confidence and grow as digital citizens."
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