Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.
All Blog Posts With social networking Tag or Category
June 25, 2015
May 01, 2015
We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
April 27, 2015
There seems to be some debate by principals who believe lead learner should be used instead of instructional leader. What does it matter? A lot...if you're one of their teachers.
April 23, 2015
Spotting an urgent need in schools, a journalist-turned-teacher has developed a full-scale curriculum to help students better understand the digitally networked environments in which they spend so much time.
April 15, 2015
A 15 minute Twitter chat revolving around 1 question seems like an easy task, but not when the moderator thinks it's a one-hour chat revolving around 6 questions. Success criteria is important for students and adults.
March 22, 2015
Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?
February 08, 2015
If you are interested flipping your classroom or leadership Touchcast may be the app for you, and there are hundreds of educators who want to help you get started.
February 05, 2015
Need to get parents engaged in the Common Core? Try social media.
January 22, 2015
The new book "Cybertraps for Educators" provides guidance on navigating today's technologically infused world both in and out of school.
January 01, 2015
Every time we engage with our students and parents matters because they are making judgments about us that may be untrue, and we should understand that we too are making decisions about all of them...within a blink of an eye.