Many teachers are using social networking in their personal lives, but not for teaching purposes because of concerns about negative repercussions, a new survey says.
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January 15, 2014
January 12, 2014
Many school leaders aren't just behind the times when it comes to technology, they're blocking the tools that could help students become prepared for their world, and Eric Sheninger has a new book that could help school leaders evolve.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?
December 27, 2013
There is a Twitter challenge going around, so I decided to succumb to the pressure and take it.
December 05, 2013
Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education. His new book for education leaders on the topic, "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," comes out Jan. 14.
December 04, 2013
In these days of high accountability and misinformation about the public school system, branding is more important than ever.
November 24, 2013
Professional development these days seems to be more about compliance than good teaching practices. Edcamps are an increasingly popular way to bring collaboration back into professional development.
November 01, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.
October 31, 2013
A new tech tool, backed by $3.5 million in financing, is designed to let teachers communicate efficiently with their students outside of class without having to resort to social-media or text-message appeals that might come off as "creepy."
October 26, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?