Professional Development

Welcome to My Neighborhood #etmooc

Photo by me:  Some rights reserved by teach.eagle Have you seen Ben Wilkoff’s Vlog “From Network to Neighborhood?” Take a spin in what he calls his “Personal Learning Neighborhood,” as he shares not just connections, but the learning created in his neighborhood.…

Thinking: It’s Emotional #ETMOOC

I’ve met some fantastic and caring people in this first week of  #ETMOOC . I’ve already posted about how Ben Wilkoff has guided me. I’ve also met Lorraine Boulos, a fellow middle school teacher. We’ve discussed so much about inquiry based learning and…

My About #etmooc: What is it?

  #etmooc January-March, 2013 A journey of connected conversation with colleagues, newly noticed… What is it? et: educational technology mooc: massive open online course massive: hundreds of participants open: free and open to all online: all online course: personalized course:…

Teachers Write!

Tomorrow, June 4th starts the first day of a writing adventure for teachers and librarians. author Kate Messner and her author colleagues will inspire teachers and librarians to wiggle their wings to tickle the threads of imagination and reach out…

Teach Search Teach Research

Oh yes! My PLN friend, Denise Krebs, reflected on her students’ research skills in her blog post “A Need for Researchers Workshop,” just as my NSD colleagues did the same. Even with our structured science project with Gooru Learning (goorulearning.org),…

Edublogs Awards: Honoring Resources

Do you have Internet resources you frequently use, bloggers and twitterers that provide a wealth of strategies and suggestions that help you teach, inspire, and lead in your educational community? Are you thankful to your Personal and Professional Learning Network…

World Webinars

Teacher Challenge 8 Today’s connected world offers us the opportunity to join with others to teach or share, listen and learn about the pedagogy, strategies, and tools that engage learners towards personal progress. Four areas online have provided me with…