"Our school has blocked Twitter also. I use it professionally to interact with other educators/administrators. I also follow education chats on a consistent basis. Even if you can't use it with students, you may want to use it…"
"Franklin Regional is piloting the a BYOD (same as BYOT) program at our high school right now. Initial feedback is positive from the teachers at the high school. The middle school is next for implementing the program. I will use…"
Our school has blocked Twitter also. I use it professionally to interact with other educators/administrators. I also follow education chats on a consistent basis. Even if you can't use it with students, you may want to use it for professional purposes. Good luck!
Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?It’s only wordsHow can written words evoke feelings…See More
"At the school level, I think teachers need to set the agenda for PD. Most often it is district mandated or admin-selected. If teachers could choose the content, or arrange for different options, I think that would really help invest…"
"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development. Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
"Sara- I have taught in a younger preschool classroom and used a more emergent, self-directed approach to handwriting. We used some of the HWT materials but never worked straight from the curriculum.
I am, however, very well versed in using…"