The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Joan Young ( aka mancini)'s Groups (9)

  • 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.

  • The New Teacher Mentoring Project

    190 members Latest Activity: on Saturday

    • To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of…

  • Brain Based Teaching

    135 members Latest Activity: Jun 19 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Playful Learning

    58 members Latest Activity: Apr 24 You've heard that play is the brains favorite way of learning. So why isn't play incorporated in more learning experiences?

  • Bloggers Support Group

    215 members Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2013 The purpose of this group is to provide a place for new, intermediate and veteran bloggers to discuss best practices for blogging as well as to…

  • Commit 2 Innovate

    20 members Latest Activity: Dec 30, 2011 What innovations do you commit to putting in place in your classroom? Share your ideas & debrief the process with other innovative…

  • The Educator's PLN Book Talk

    123 members Latest Activity: Jul 18 This group is designed to provide an outlet for educators to discuss books that peak their interest. Begin discussions about books that you find…

  • All About Teaching Reading

    110 members Latest Activity: Jun 19 This is a group that is all about teaching reading.

  • Twitter

    385 members Latest Activity: Apr 6 This is a group for sharing resources to help others to get started with Twitter it will also serve as a place to connect with other Twitter users.

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Cecilia Quenzer replied to Dorothy Hastings's discussion Obesity in School Going Kids
"That is great advise. I'm a school nurse and just completed by screenings at a small alternative school. To date, 25 percent of my students are obese. Just prepared a grant to remove the sugary drink from our school and install new options in…"
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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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