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May 28, 2013
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Testing the temperature of the Twitter Water

I recently added myself to the Twitter nation as a newbie.  I never saw the value in posting trivial information about this and that, but when my current professor required us to get on Twitter and use it to our advantage, I was pleasantly surprised. I don't use Twitter to update my followers on my recent 7-11 visit or my latest viewing of The Vampire Diaries," but rather I use it to keep updated on the latest teaching practices.  This afternoon I joined the #edchat forum for tuesdays.  I…See More
Feb 19, 2013
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Feb 19, 2013
James Gonzales commented on Tess Pajaron's blog post 30 Myths About eLearning that Need to Die in 2013
"Five years ago, I had a different mindset with distance learning.  I thought learning through web-based classes was for the lazy and less motivated, but after completing many of my courses through both the internet and live sessions, I now see…"
Feb 19, 2013
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Testing the temperature of the Twitter Water

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 8:53pm 0 Comments

I recently added myself to the Twitter nation as a newbie.  I never saw the value in posting trivial information about this and that, but when my current professor required us to get on Twitter and use it to our advantage, I was pleasantly surprised. I don't use Twitter to update my followers on my recent 7-11 visit or my latest viewing of The Vampire Diaries," but rather I use it to keep updated on the latest teaching practices.  This afternoon I joined the #edchat forum for tuesdays.  I…

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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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