For Teachers

Blogging With Students

“It’s every teacher’s dream. Students are no longer writing for a grade or for their teacher. Instead, they are writing for their peers and generating their own topics. Can this really be possible?”

Purpose, Content, Agency

For thirty-one years, I taught in a public, rural PK-8 elementary school. Past or present, first grade or eighth grade, my goal has always been for students to own and create their own learning. Together, we created the environment and…

Conference Conundrum

Conferences Pre-2009 The topic for #CCCWrite from @ONE is conferences. Discuss the role that attending conferences plays in your professional learning Reflect on one valuable conference experience you had and discuss why you found it valuable. Let us know what…

#CCCTwitterReally

Twitter, Really webinar by the ONE team explained the ways and whys of a Twitter user — how tweeting, retweeting, following hashtags, and replying connect the user to others in a reciprocal relationship of connected learning. I’ve written about Twitter…

Thursday Thoughts

In our reflections, we’ve grown to be fearless in sharing in order to build relationships, no matter the rainstorms around us — because there is value in our voices that will help us all learn.

BlogAMonth Lessons to Remember

  A Question As the world is busy making resolutions, what is the most important ‘lesson’ you want to teach your students? Note: This blog is part of the #blogamonth challenge. Join in our community of educators and give your blogging…

Let’s Talk Blog Images

Images, Copyright, and Fair Use Images bring your blog post to life– it adds information and interest. But we can’t just reach up into the clouds and grab a colorful image. The images we choose and use must be those…

Cater Truth Literacy

I’ve been enjoying the course offered by KQED, “Finding and Evaluating Information. The course authors have added a wealth of information and links for helping all of us, adults and students, better evaluate the information around us in physical and…

CLmooc Thursday Thoughts

Thanks to everyone in #clmooc for making it still great. Charlene Doland, Lauren Zucker, Ron Leunissen, Susan Watson, Helen DeWaard,Kevin Hodgson, Sarah Honeychurch, Kim Douillard. This Make Cycle 3 is Doodling, with a Twitter Chat todayThursday, August 3 at 7p ET/4p PT/11pm UTC with the…

CLmooc Let’s Doodle?

Discovering Doodlers! Where? Go to The Google Plus Community orTake to twitter and search for #clmooc  or #clmooc #doodle or #clmooc #twitcastrophe or #clmoocdoodle There you will find doodlers of all kinds, from novice to expert, from learners to teachers, all adding to…

#notatiste17 People To Know

Connected Educators Learn and Share in their PLN Today’s #notatiste17 challenge is “Who is one person you continually learn from online?” If you are a connected educator, you couldn’t answer that with one person! If you are entering the connected…

notatiste17 June 24 Passion

What I love about blogging and tweeting in education is the connections and learning and support. We, as connected educators, know the importance of connecting kindly to learn together to better the world. I wasn’t going to #notatiste17 this year, but…