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Dan Gillmor shared Thomas Whitby's video on Twitter
Feb 17, 2014
Dan Gillmor commented on Thomas Whitby's video

Tom Whitby FETC Interview

"Tom,  I like the snowflake analogy it is a great way of explaining the unique PLN's that we each develop.It is important that we teach this PLN development not only to our colleagues but also our students. I have had the experience of…"
Feb 17, 2014
Dan Gillmor and John Marsh are now friends
Sep 4, 2013
Dan Gillmor liked Thomas Whitby's page Chat Pages
Sep 27, 2012
Dan Gillmor shared Thomas Whitby's video on Twitter
Sep 27, 2012
Mary Briand and Dan Gillmor are now friends
May 1, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Jamie House's group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"Thanks Jamie - the students seemed to take a great deal away with them in the process. I really enjoyed the challenges that it brought to their level. It caused them to up their game quite a bit and they were really engaged in the process."
Apr 20, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Jamie House's group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"This was an interesting case study that my student in social 10 participated in. The class utilized a variety of tools and activities in completing this assignment in current events. Check it…"
Apr 18, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Michael Hutchison's group Social Studies Teachers
"I recently posted this article to my blog regarding a Kony 2012 current events case study that my grade 10 students conducted. Check it…"
Apr 18, 2012
Dan Gillmor and Diana are now friends
Apr 17, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Mentors/Partners!
"No worries I am available if you wish to make use of me. You did not have a section for nation on your firm I teach in Northern Alberta Canada. It sounds like a really great project. Good luck I look forward to hearing how you make out with the…"
Apr 17, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Mentors/Partners!
"I look forward to hearing from your students. I have filled out the information on google docs. If it does not go through let me know at captdan<at> Talk to you soon."
Apr 16, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Thomas Whitby's discussion Share a Connected Experience.
"I have had a number of experiences in the last year or so that have left me feeling very connected. However, it was not until I found out the power of twitter as a professional tool that I have truly made the jump to feeling connected to fellow…"
Apr 11, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Michael Hutchison's group Social Studies Teachers
"Miss L I have not heard of it but I will be sure to google it unless you happen to have a link?"
Feb 29, 2012
Dan Gillmor and Miss L are now friends
Feb 29, 2012
Dan Gillmor posted a status
"Planning Social Justice Unit - really enjoy the challenge of planning a smoothly functioning unit. #edchat #abed #hfcrd"
Feb 29, 2012

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Mark William posted a blog post

How Can Distance Learning Be A Fundamental Factor For Your Career Development?

Distance learning, in general, is beneficial and efficient, but an online business learners conceivably expand a contemporary or prospective career with a solid perception of its overall performance. This is a perception you might be able to obtain at a traditional university, but it’s apparent the online business student will learn it better.Image Courtesy: fact, the US Department…See More
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Leona Hinton commented on Brenda Savoie's blog post 16 Teaching Apps Which Can Help Students Improve Their Writing
"Good job, Brenda, your collection of teaching resources and tools is brilliant! I'd be glad to complete it with my favorite free online plagiarism checker, your students' writing skills would increase dramatically with this smart…"
Mitch Weisburgh posted an event

Make Your School Something Special: Tech enhanced approaches to School Improvement at

January 18, 2017 from 8pm to 9pm
How do you help your school improve for everyone? Teachers can act to improve the personal and professional experiences of themselves and their colleagues, as well as make the learning experiences of their students more effective and more engaging. This includes a number of simple activities one can use in the classroom right away. Join in for an interactive exploration of technology-enhanced approaches to making your school something special. Registere at …See More
Jennifer Broflowski posted a blog post

How to Recognize the "Fluff" and Tips to Avoid It

An attractive piece of writing speaks for itself. It is clear, competent and disseminates only the necessary information. But is this always the case with all writers? The answer is apparent. A good number of writers are victims of writing content full of fluff. Fluff boarders on words that are meaningless to content being written. When fluff is evident in writing, it becomes difficult to understand the message, read…See More
Leona Hinton commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post How do you stay motivated?
"I prefer not to talk about my plans, I only do that if I need somebody's advice to help me to kick-start. "
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Eileen Lennon posted a blog post

What am I going to work on this year.

I've got a lot of these skills covered, but certainly not all of them. I'm assuming we all could improve our skills. This post resonated with me, so I made it pretty to post it near my desk. When I glance at it, it reminds me of what I am working towards. For all the resources, go back to the original post in The Educational Technology and Mobile Learning website.…See More
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