The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

All Blog Posts Tagged 'News' (2)

It's Difficult to Defend the Media in this Day and Age

Many of you know that I teach Mass Media and Communications -- Journalism is encompassed within this broad title -- and have done so now for 11 years. As a person who has read the newspaper for as long as I can remember, I must say that, while it can certainly be a challenge at times to teach this subject, it can also be very rewarding. As an aside, when I first interviewed at GS, I was informed that the person who got the position would have to teach the Journalism classes -- it was said to…

Continue

Added by Jeremy Lenzi on April 18, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

10 Ways to Increase Reading Scores

Has the growth and technology decreased reading scores? Are students reading less? This is a big topic of discussion in many education circles. Everyday students are on computers, Ipads, Kindles and other devices. Students are getting information much faster and they are very enticed by three dimensional images. In spite of all of this technology it is still important to read. Learning to read feeds students brains and it challenges them to grow intellectually and emotionally. Students…

Continue

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on February 11, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

1999

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Tracy Nordon posted a status
"As a parent, you view a cardboard playhouse yet your child views a world of remarkable creative imagination! If the weather outside is terri"
21 hours ago
Profile IconDawn Gunnels and Renee Garrot joined The Educator's PLN
22 hours ago
Michel Boustani posted blog posts
yesterday
Renee Garrot shared Thomas Whitby's video on Facebook
yesterday
Stan Troxel posted a status
"Finished reading "A Constructivist Approach to the National Educational Standards for Teachers. WOW. So much to think about and digest."
yesterday
Rachel Page is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Thursday
Tracy Nordon posted a status
"As a parent, you see a cardboard playhouse but your child sees a globe of remarkable imagination! If the weather exterior is frightful, or e"
Thursday
Lorraine Richardson shared Thomas Whitby's blog post on Facebook
Wednesday

Awards And Nominations

© 2015   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service