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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

    386 members Latest Activity: Aug 1 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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6 Incredible Ways to Raise Confident Kids

Confidence is a critical aspect of leading a healthy, productive life. It is a key to boost your kid's confidence from childhood itself. Insult and injury are inevitable in life. However, children with high self confidence levels are more resilient and come through tougher times in life stronger than ever. The following details six simple ways that parents can build self confidence in kids.Practice what you preachTeach good mannersOffer positive feedbackSet them up for successProvide…See More
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7 Extracurricular Activities to Discover Your Kids’ Potential

Extracurricular activities are a great way for young kids to develop social skills, learn more about something that they love and stay active. From gymnastics to art classes to sports, you are sure to find something will interest your little one.Gymnastics.DanceSports.Swimming.Martial arts.Educational classes.Music and creative artsClick here to read full blog post.See More
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Why do we do what we do?

How much of what we do as educators is done because that’s the way it’s always been done? I imagine that whenever these things, that we do out of a respect for history, were originally executed, there was probably a reason for it. My question is with our society and all of the systems within it changing so rapidly over the past few decades, are those original reasons for doing things a certain way still valid? How would we know unless we re-examined the things that we do in education and see if…See More
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Thomas Whitby posted a blog post

Why do we do what we do?

How much of what we do as educators is done because that’s the way it’s always been done? I imagine that whenever these things, that we do out of a respect for history, were originally executed, there was probably a reason for it. My question is with our society and all of the systems within it changing so rapidly over the past few decades, are those original reasons for doing things a certain way still valid? How would we know unless we re-examined the things that we do in education and see if…See More
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