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  • Smithtown CSD Social Media PLN

    12 members Latest Activity: Jun 9, 2010 This is a group for educators and guests of the Using Social Media to Teach The Net Generation class. This group will be a springboard for each…

  • Hagerman Elementary DIscussion

    3 members Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2012

    Started as a means of discussing the current bookstudy.

  • Gifted and High Level Learners

    10 members Latest Activity: Mar 6

    A place for educators and specialists working with gifted children and high level learners. For those of us who understand the gifted child-…

  • Awesome Administrators

    162 members Latest Activity: Jul 26 School administrators interested in building PLNs, using technology, networking, collaborating and sharing ideas

  • Edchat

    564 members Latest Activity: Jul 26 Join this group to extend the discussion of edchat topics!

  • MineCraft Learning!

    5 members Latest Activity: Jun 27

    Calling all teachers, learners, gamers and nerds!

    Minecraft is like legos on the computer.  

    Actually,…

  • D5-SocialMedia2014

    17 members Latest Activity: Mar 6

    This group is set up for use by members of the 2014 District 5 Social Media and The Connected Educator class.

  • Colorado Educators

    1 member Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2013

    Educators in Colorado who want to connect and share information and resources.

  • ePortfolio

    7 members Latest Activity: Oct 6, 2013

    This group is to bring together present and future ePortfolio practitioners. Share your experience with ePortfolio - how can learners benefit and…

  • Catholic educators

    17 members Latest Activity: Mar 6

    An opportunity to journey together and assist each other in teaching religious education.

  • "Pen Pals Who Write" Project 2011-2012

    12 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2013

    This group is for teachers who are interested in having their classes become penpals. Web 2.0 is acceptable, but, actually writing letters is a…

  • Christian School Educators

    7 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 For teachers who have the unique opportunity to share their faith in Jesus Christ as they teach and integrate Biblical thinking in all content areas

  • I'm Going to ISTE11

    43 members Latest Activity: Oct 31, 2011 This is a group for for educators who will be attending ISTE11 to get together before the get together.

  • Canadian Teachers

    49 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 A group dedicated to the qualities and challenges of teaching in Canada.

  • Australian Educators

    64 members Latest Activity: Aug 1 A group for Australian teachers to link up and share the development of their PLN's, there resources, experiences and difficulties getting others on…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Middle School Math

    2 members Latest Activity: Jul 13

    Let's bounce ideas and lessons off of each other.  Maybe you have some resources or ideas that worked great for your students? It is time to share…

  • Game Based Learning

    8 members Latest Activity: Jun 19

    Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include…

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Stop 20th Century Thinking

In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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