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Joan Young ( aka mancini) commented on Thomas Whitby's group I'm Going to ISTE11
"I'm an ISTE newbie and I am so excited to meet people I learn with each day on Twitter in person!"
Jun 2, 2011
Joan Young ( aka mancini) joined Thomas Whitby's group

I'm Going to ISTE11

This is a group for for educators who will be attending ISTE11 to get together before the get together.
Jun 2, 2011
Joan Young ( aka mancini) joined Lisa Michelle Dabbs's group

The Teacher Mentoring Project

UPDATE for 2015 going forward! This group is now closed. All updates for activity with the project will now be housed at LisaDabbs.comThe purpose of the project is to support ways to collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and guide new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you…See More
Jan 20, 2011
Joan Young ( aka mancini) commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"Oops I tried to add a link but it didn't work. You can google Dr. Judy Willis to find her site."
Nov 26, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"Hi there :-) I am very interested in Brain based learning. One of my favorites is Dr. Judy Willis who is a neurologist and middle school teacher. Her books give practical strategies with the science behind them."
Nov 26, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) joined Diane Dahl's group

Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
Nov 26, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) and Scott Newcomb are now friends
Aug 4, 2010
Cybrary Man - Jerry Blumengarten and Joan Young ( aka mancini) are now friends
Aug 2, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) and Lisa Michelle Dabbs are now friends
Jul 28, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) replied to Mary Beth Hertz's discussion Tell Us Where You Blog! in the group Bloggers Support Group
"I am a K teacher as well as a tutor for 4th-12th graders who struggle with all kinds of issues from ADHD, Asperger's to other learning difficulties. I blog at where I talk about a range of topics all…"
Jan 31, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) commented on Mary Beth Hertz's group Bloggers Support Group
"I am so happy to have found this group Mary Beth! I feel like a newbie at blogging though I have been blogging for at least a year. Thanks for providing a group for bloggers to connect and support each other."
Jan 31, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) joined Mary Beth Hertz's group

Bloggers Support Group

The purpose of this group is to provide a place for new, intermediate and veteran bloggers to discuss best practices for blogging as well as to provide tips and resources for making a better blog.
Jan 31, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) commented on Steven W. Anderson's video

PLN Research Video

"I love this video and as I get more involved with other educators through this PLN, I am energized and motivated to make change at my school. We need this support when we feel alone in our quest for change!"
Jan 28, 2010
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Jan 10, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) joined Aaron Eyler's group

The Educator's PLN Book Talk

This group is designed to provide an outlet for educators to discuss books that peak their interest. Begin discussions about books that you find interesting and make recommendations to each other based on reading history.
Jan 8, 2010
Joan Young ( aka mancini) and Mark E. Weston Ph.D. are now friends
Dec 26, 2009

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