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How Twitter chats support being a Connected Educator

As we approach October, Connected Educators Month, I reflect on the value of the connections I have made to others across the globe on my path to connectedness.  However, when I began this path, I had no idea where the road would lead. I recall hearing about Twitter in 2009 at a conference I attended… Continue reading How Twitter chats support being a Connected Educator

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Who is more out of touch? Twitter or me?

I love technology and always have.  Several years ago, making videos of school sporting events and showing them at our morning meetings led into a role of technology coordinator.  My school knew they needed more educational technology, and since I had some skills they asked me to take on the role.  Since that time, I… Continue reading Who is more out of touch? Twitter or me?

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Too many tools…too little….

Too many tools…tool little…. time? knowledge? interest? It is astounding the number of technology related tools that exist and are on-goingly created for education.  Prior to the holidays I attended the CAIS Too many Tools evening… http://caisct.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/cais-too-many-tools-event-a-great-success-here-are-the-notes/ It is a great forum for seeing a quick presentation on some tools fellow educators are using in… Continue reading Too many tools…too little….

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A Snapshot of Personal Professional Development

A Snapshot of Personal Professional Development (PD) Saturday October 13, 2012 I sat drinking coffee in CT while listening to @coolcatteacher (Vicki Davis) present the keynote at Edscape in NJ organized by @NMHS_Principal (Eric Sheninger) Many a Saturday morning 7:30-8:30 am I am on Twitter participating in #satchat moderated by @bcurrie5 (Brad Currie) and @ScottRRocco (Scott… Continue reading A Snapshot of Personal Professional Development