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Twitter Help

I just joined twitter not too long ago and I'm overwhelmed. Lots of info, lots of RT of the same stuff, and then some fluff. But also amazi…

Started by Jane Strohm

9 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Jane Strohm

Marvellous website for teacher training videos

http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/index.html Russell Stannard makes very informative videos about very useful on-line technology which…

Started by Glenn Hubbard

1 Nov 8, 2009
Reply by Glenn Hubbard

Does your district allow dropbox

I have a question for the community. Does anyone use dropbox in class or at school. Our district currently has the dropbox URL blocked. In…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

7 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by Anthony D.

Movember

Just started growing my moustache for Movember. I'm raising money for a local children's cancer hospital. It looks great so far as long as…

Started by William Lowe

0 Nov 6, 2009

On Defense of Facts

Inspired by awesome #edchat discussions I wrote a blog post http://cytochromec.net/blog/ defending the role of factual content and tangenti…

Started by Colin Matheson

0 Nov 5, 2009

Students' tools (cell phones, iPods, IM etc) for classroom learning?

I am working on a project that involves teachers partnering with students to figure out how to use new technologies, including the ones stu…

Started by Lisa Schwartz

0 Nov 4, 2009

Glogster Review Project

On of my English classes has been working on some Glogs recently. As the deadline of their work approaches (this weekend), we're looking fo…

Started by MatthiasHeil

0 Nov 4, 2009

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

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Gary Newman commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post Managing the Modern Classroom
"Thanks for the info. The infographic is great. But you could include some information about writing compare and contrast essay from this blog"
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Johnatan Wisniewski replied to Michael Yarbrough's discussion Why Students Plagiarize?
"Michael, I totally agree with you. A lot of students don't know how to do research work, have to cite, create references or use libraries. It's really a problem. And the main teacher goal is to teach to not afraid and how to study…"
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Top Fitness Tips That Will Improve Your Horse Riding Skills

Horse riding is a very peaceful pass-time, horseback riding can provide a way by which you can train a remarkable animal and also explore sceneries around you, or become engaged in various competitions, races, and shows. You can be a novice or even a lifetime horse-rider, but in this article, you will learn some tips which are guaranteed to make your riding more enjoyable.Yoga: Yoga can help you because relaxes your body and enables you to lengthen and also loosen your muscles. For horseback…See More
Dec 7
Alexandra Grayson posted a blog post

Goodyear STEM Career Day builds on pivotal, national education priorities

Today’s modern world demands minds able to think deeply and well, so the capacity of America’s learners in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas is critical. The US Department of Education has responded with programs designed to…See More
Dec 7
Gary Newman commented on Marianna Velma's blog post 9 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Think That College Is Your Worst Enemy
"You could try to write paper online about this infographic."
Dec 7
Eileen Lennon posted a blog post

I finally understand what Parent Teacher Conferences are all about

I have parents coming into my classroom today asking how their child is doing in my class. They only have a 95, how can they get a higher grade?Really?This happens over and over again. I wonder why they're here. I don't think it's to make themselves feel better about how great their child is doing in school. I also don't think that they are very worried about the 95 not being a 98. I believe it's to show their child that they are fully invested in their education.Parents who show up to Parent…See More
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