Brainstretcher Patricia Donaghy Learning Master As Twitter has made its impression on every sphere of life and professionals from every sphere of life are Tweeting on it. Field of education and especially, teachers, are one of the largest community using it intensively. Below are some famous tools which teacher can use for their benefit while on Twitter: TweetDeck This is on one of the most popular Twitter applications that can be used by anyone irrespective of their profession and area of working. TweetBackup As teacher when you are delivering something important to your students as in form of tweets and at the same time students being sometimes careless may not lose instructions provided by you, can have backup of your Tweets at TweetBackup that provide great utility in time of emergency.
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UniversityBlog Pass 1st Time Anthony Cody By Anthony Cody April 28, 2010 at 10:59 AM We are getting ready for our talk with Arne Duncan, and the members of Teachers' Letters to Obama are actively engaged in generating questions and thoughts to share with him. We have been discussing the key issues, and this weekend we asked members for their thoughts on what they would like to say to the Secretary of Education. More than 200 have responded thus far. Here is what is on their minds: If you continue to insist that pay and job retention should be tied to teacher performance, how do you intend to operationally define "effective teaching"? How will you ... By Anthony Cody April 24, 2010 at 1:21 PM We have a bad economy, we are told, as if this is like a storm passing over, a series of events beyond human control -- perhaps even our humble comprehension. By Anthony Cody April 23, 2010 at 9:24 AM "I want to hear some discussion in which we speculate how public education may be, indeed, traumatizing our children."
Kevin Washburn you blog 8 Engaging Videos Advocating Better Integration of Technology in These inspiring, insightful videos make the case for stepping up the integration of technology in today’s classrooms As an advocate of the use of Internet technologies in education, my fundamental goal is to inspire instructors and other members of the educational community to embrace the use of these technologies in today’s educational process. I’ve attempted to make the case myself in a couple previous blog posts, such as the popular 5 Reasons Why Educators Need To Embrace Internet Technologies and 10 Internet technologies that educators should be informed about. Of course, many others have made the case as well (and generally done so in a more captivating manner) as the videos below will attest. Anyone who cares about this topic will be moved by some of these videos, and anyone who hasn’t been sold yet owes it to themselves (and the students they help to educate) to view at least a few of these, and be inspired to embrace today’s technologies in (and out of) the classroom.
How My Parents Shaped My Teaching One would assume that I developed my philosophy of education based upon my own experiences as a student. Or perhaps I synethesized the philosophical books I read in college (one part Aristotle, another part Mills, add some Wittgenstein) or maybe it had to do with the influence of my mentor, Brad. Perhaps all of that is true. However, I am realizing that my philosophy of education began much sooner. On so many levels, it is a synthesis of what my own parents believe. As a student, my dad was intelligent, but not necessarily a scholar. My dad was satisfied as long as we worked hard. From my dad, I retain the belief that learning can sometimes be boring. My mom would take us on academic vacations. From a young age, she instilled in us the love of reading. My mom used to tell me that she hoped I would be a "healthy, productive, moral, contributing member of society." From her, I learned to pursue learning with passion and almost reckless abandon.