PLN & PD
Connected Education is Elementary “We are all born curious, creative, and imaginative.
The 13 most-read posts from 2013 A “Connected Educators Month” in the United States — the rapid rise of Twitter PD — the coming of age of the Personal Learning Network. No question: It’s been an historic year for connected professionals, including PLP’s extended family of teacher and school leaders. Here’s just one example: the Top 13 Most-Read Posts by our Voices from the Learning Revolution group bloggers for the year just past. Each article listed here scored more than 4,000 pageviews during 2012.
Monday, December 10th, 2012 By: Abbey Sullivan Building and extending your professional learning network (PLN) outside the walls of your school and boundaries of your state can be a breath of fresh air for new ideas and troubleshooting age-old dilemmas. Here are a few tips for meeting new thought leaders like yourself as well as helping others improve their engagement with the rest of the education technology world. What other events would you add? Get Engaged: Tips for Building Your PLN | DyKnow
Power of a Positive Digital Footprint – A Personal Story
Joe Mazza — Educational Leadership 2.0
The Best Guides For Helping Teachers Develop Personal Learning Networks
by Barbara Ischinger Director for Education Making the right connections
#MentoringMonday An Article a Day…Might Just Save Your Teaching Life
I was chatting to a new teacher who told me there were no opportunities for learning at her previous school. Her comment got me thinking about the culture of learning that we have established at ours. A few years ago, we articulated our beliefs about how learning takes place – It didn’t take long to realise that these learning principles applied to all learners, teachers as well as students. Communities of practice
Sunday Dialogue - Improving Our Schools
10 TED Talks That Could Be Used As Course Titles I was perusing my morning Twitter stream and came across a few friends discussing the current state of course titles.
Google Plus, Chrome Apps and Tools gateway to knowledge in #education20: Complete #edtech20 guide to #googleplus in #education20
Before the start of the school year, many of us want to use the remaining weeks of summer to learn some new skills -- such as project-based learning (PBL). One of the things we stress for new PBL practitioners is, as I say, "don't go crazy." It's easy to go "too big" when you first start PBL.
Stacy Brown Erin Olson, an English teacher in Iowa who is featured in our post, uses Twitter-like technology to enhance classroom discussion. Go to related 2011 article » For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire
The Connected Educator Finally! The cover to our book: The Connected Educator: Learning and leading in a Digital Age which comes out early Oct. Lani and I hope you will consider reading it and getting a copy for your faculty as well.
Connected Educator Month kicks off this week, and serving as a consultant to the event with significant responsibility especially for this week's events, I humbly think you're going to be BLOWN AWAY by the opportunities to learn and participate. Connected Educator Month - Week One's Amazing Schedule!
Announcements - Pearson to develop frameworks for OECD's PISA student assessment for 2015
Posted by Therese on Thursday, August 2, 2012 It’s never too late for a career change, which is why I am going to stop writing and get myself a job at Challenge Plumbing . “Whatever for?” I hear you ask, “For plumbing is not at all glamorous.” I understand your concern, but I am not aiming for the mechanical or messy side of things. I want a job in their office answering the phone. Piping Up : Thérèse Blogs
Carry on Learning: Naace 3rd millennium hothouse I'm yet to blog properly about #rethinkingICT (partly because of its timing) so thought I should blog about the 'hothouse' as soon as possible.
Don't Try Too Hard lessons from a strikeout king Note to Self:
Noam Chomsky: Destroying the Commons: How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta
Why Open Education Matters
Kids Demand Next-Generation Learning
Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean - The Answer Sheet
Learning By Design at newlearningonline
A not so modest proposal: My new fully research based school!
Joel Klein, Sal Khan And Sebastian Thrun On Inventing The Future Of Education, At Disrupt SF
The Benefits of Taking Kids Outside to Inspire Writing