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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.

  • D5-SocialMedia2014

    17 members Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2014

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

  • Instructional Coach University (I.C.U.)

    3 members Latest Activity: Apr 24

    A network for Instructional Coaches to help support their teachers through the challenge of Common Core implementation, incorporation of 21st…

  • Math Teachers

    99 members Latest Activity: Jun 16 Don't we want to congregate and share ideas? Join this group to talk about what we find in the field of math education.

  • Using Ted-Ed Videos To Teach

    7 members Latest Activity: Jan 11

    Hungry Teacher has been featured on Ted Ed with their lesson, "Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?" Dig a little deeper with their followup lesson,…

  • MineCraft Learning!

    7 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2015

    Calling all teachers, learners, gamers and nerds!

    Minecraft is like legos on the computer.  

    Actually,…

  • Netiquette

    2 members Latest Activity: Jan 9

    This is a group that supports proper internet etiquette, netiquette.

  • Middle School Math

    4 members Latest Activity: Feb 4

    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…

  • Social Emotional Learning

    2 members Latest Activity: Jan 2 Looking to connect with educators interested in social emotional learning and its integration into everyday educational practice K-12.

  • Colorado Educators

    2 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2015

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

  • Game Based Learning

    10 members Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2015

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

  • bcontext

    2 members Latest Activity: Jan 3

  • Aspiring Administrators

    2 members Latest Activity: Feb 1 This group is for aspiring administrators to have a space where we can share ideas and support one another in our our journey to be school leaders,

  • US Hindi Association

    2 members Latest Activity: Jan 6

    Jano India located in Fremont is an after school Hindi language program organised by USHA. Jano India summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for…

  • Gifted and High Level Learners

    14 members Latest Activity: Dec 13, 2015

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

  • Teach in China

    7 members Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2015

    For anyone interested in teaching in China.

    Know before you go!

     We can tell  you about our first hand experience of…

  • Elementary Mathematics Teachers

    7 members Latest Activity: Feb 9

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Innovation in Education is Overrated

As a society, we place a premium on innovators and entrepreneurs. They are admired, or for some revered in Business, Politics, and even Education. The reason for that bias is that innovators and entrepreneurs are scarce commodities. Most people are employees and not entrepreneurs. There is nothing wrong with that. Most people follow trends; they don’t start them. There is nothing wrong with that. Few people lead while most people follow. Again, there is nothing wrong with that. On the surface…See More
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