The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Christina Spiezio's Groups (7)

  • Video Conferencing

    41 members Latest Activity: Dec 30, 2011 Teacher interested in connecting classrooms in real time over networks.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Edtech

    512 members Latest Activity: Jul 13 A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them. I'm hoping to simplify this process…

  • Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

    387 members Latest Activity: Oct 7 With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a…

  • 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.

  • Edchat

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

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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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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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