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hbarlaam's Groups (8)

  • 21st Century Science Educators

    74 members Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015 How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?

  • Inquiry

    27 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2015 A group for teachers using inquiry in their classrooms.

  • Biology Teachers

    20 members Latest Activity: Feb 3 Just want to link up with any Biology teachers out there.

  • Science Teachers

    45 members Latest Activity: Jan 6 Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education

  • Brain Based Teaching

    139 members Latest Activity: Jul 12 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2015 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Using Probing Questions in Science

    5 members Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2013

    A group where educators can collaborate on creating probing questions that identify misconceptions related to science concepts inlcuding, but not…

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    293 members Latest Activity: Jun 16 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

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Dot McLane replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Interesting question. I tend to agree with the camp that questions the format used in most schools today with the one size fits all presentations rather than working on individual's needs for development. That being said, I can understand how…"
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Tuesday
David Chiles posted a status
"Just to be safe, digital detox for better mental health. Balance physical and virtual reality. http://bit.ly/2bJn3KS"
Monday
Thomas Whitby's blog post was featured

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
Monday
Bill Bridenthal updated their profile
Monday
Carl Errol Seran is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Sunday
Thomas Whitby posted a blog post

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
Saturday
Karl98 commented on Dorothy Hastings's blog post 10 Exciting Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids
"I love celebrating mother’s day as it’s really a special day and love to make my mom feel special and proud. This time couldn’t celebrate with my mother and through an Flower Delivery Near Me services, sent them blooms which…"
Saturday

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