Building your PLN – Teacher Challenges. Skip to content Building your PLN Know it or not, you already have some sort of Personal Learning Network or PLN!
It could be your colleagues, family, students, friends – whoever! But with the power of the web and online collaboration – a PLN could really grow! Using Twitter to grow your PLN. 3 Unusual Ways College Professors Can Use Twitter. Ninety percent of college-aged students are using some sort of social media platform, a Pew Research Center study reports.
So as educators, why not meet students where they are? In 2012, Christine Greenhow, assistant professor of education at Michigan State University, conducted a study that found students who used Twitter as part of the classroom experience felt more immersed in the course content and more connected to teachers and other students, ultimately boosting their grades. Future Ready: Becoming a Connected Educator. 20 Ways to Use ThingLink in Education. When I first learned about ThingLink late last summer, I was immediately impressed.
My mind started racing about all the ways that ThingLink could be used by teachers, students and even beyond the classroom. If you’re not familiar with ThingLink, it makes images interactive. How do you make an image interactive? You upload a still image to ThingLink, and then you can add little icons on top of the image. Those icons become hyperlinks to other web media- websites, articles, videos, sound clips, and much more. Linkedin. - Okay, so let's go and get started.
Hi, I'm Aaron Quigley and welcome to the presentation on The Flipped Classroom. Before we get started with actual content, I'd like to take a second and review the technology I'll be using in today's presentation. Over my left-hand shoulder, I have some slides that are going to be Keynote. To control this Keynote presentation, I'm using the Keynote app on my iPad.
The use of technology in classrooms is meant to help students hone the skills necessary to succeed throughout life. Most schools now include computer or tablet use as a regular part of their educational programs, but study data suggests that having access to technology doesn’t always translate into better performance. Today’s educators face the challenge of integrating technology with traditional learning systems, and blended learning could provide the solution that gives kids the greatest benefits. Are Computers Really Helping Kids? Teacher’s Guide to the 2014 GED® Test. Privacy and Cookies This website stores cookies on your computer which help us make the website work better for you.
Teacher’s Guide to the 2014 GED® Test GED Testing Service has created an eight-week program to help adult educators become better acquainted with the 2014 GED® test. Read “Introduction to the Teacher’s Guide” to familiarize yourself with the courseDownload “Teacher’s Guide to the 2014 GED® Test” for an in-depth look at the test.