A Twitter Idea #clmooc #etmooc #edquery #ce13

This month, I’ve asked a few questions on Twitter — used hashtags and asked PLN. I really needed more than a few responses, and I know the Twitter PLN is an awesome place for answers. I’m wondering if we need Continue reading A Twitter Idea #clmooc #etmooc #edquery #ce13

#TFotoFri Teacher Flickr Friday Photo Group: You’re Invited!

  TFotoFri Are you an Educator with an eye for the perfect snapshot? Or not?  But you do notice! All educators notice the little things, and the big things, that make a difference in our daily lives. Would you like Continue reading #TFotoFri Teacher Flickr Friday Photo Group: You’re Invited!

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 21 Learning Strategy

#nablopomo #nablopomoed  Blog A Day  21 A great strategy for encouraging learning is… collaborative groups.  There is one thing I like about the Common Core State Standards. That is that they expect students to work collaboratively to build understanding, share concepts, and Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 21 Learning Strategy

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Chores

Blog A Day 16 Chores and Other Matters It’s Saturday, which I’ve written about here — our favorite day, really, for our minds, bodies, and spirit. They combine work and play, and chores. My main chore is laundry: it’s piled up Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Chores

#RSCON4 Inspirations for #CE13

Don’t miss your chance! Teachers now have access to free quality professional development via current online technologies. Experience this live with thousands of educators from around the globe by listening to the 4th annual Reform Symposium Online Conference, RSCON, which Continue reading #RSCON4 Inspirations for #CE13

Writing: Collaborative Learning #clmooc #makecomp

“Writing is hard fun.” Donald Murray Throughout the last century, writing instruction has evolved from basic handwriting to five-paragraph-essays to writing workshop to writing process to digital writing with media. Writing teachers build on the work of James Moffett, Jerome Continue reading Writing: Collaborative Learning #clmooc #makecomp

#clmooc Summer Camp ends Saturday

  The #clmooc Summer Camp ends. Always, we don’t want the fun to end, and we don’t want to say Good-byes. But we know the day is coming for hugs and moving on. Moving on, rather than letting go, means to carry Continue reading #clmooc Summer Camp ends Saturday

Writing Today #clmooc in the future

Writing. It’s thinking. It’s planning. It’s research. It’s design. It’s everything about being a digital learner, and more for connected learners. If you aren’t sure what that means, visit the National Writing Project’s Digital Is community,  DML’s Connected Learning site, Continue reading Writing Today #clmooc in the future

#clmooc #toyhack Being Yourself

Week 2 of #clmooc is #toyhack provided us with a chance to hack something tangible and familiar. Its purpose was to help us stretch out to experience “the make.” In the Twitter Chat, Joe Dillon reminded us that we are “developing Continue reading #clmooc #toyhack Being Yourself

UnFinal Reflection #etmooc #etmetc

  How do you plan on staying connected to the people and the ideas? This unfinal post for #etmooc reviews the path I now take with others to continue the journey: #etmooc continues to drop it’s pebble of ideas into the Continue reading UnFinal Reflection #etmooc #etmetc

Digital Literacies Education #etmooc

Think… If you are connected to and participating in a personal learning network, then you understand the culture of today’s connected and public world. Perhaps you have created lessons and projects using Google Docs, a Wiki, or Twitter to collaborate Continue reading Digital Literacies Education #etmooc

Week Two #etmooc Goals

Goals for #etmooc, reviewed: As I embarked on this journey in #etmooc , I asked these questions: Given the access, technology, resources, and requirements available to me, how can I create a classroom world reflective of what my students need in Continue reading Week Two #etmooc Goals

Learn everywhere #etmooc #ceetopen popcorn

We learn everywhere… In #etmooc and #ceetopen, we encourage collaborative learning by challenging each other to try building artifacts that demonstrate understanding. Our #ceetopen participants (and my PLN buddies Scott Boylen and Denise Krebs ) recorded very short videos of Continue reading Learn everywhere #etmooc #ceetopen popcorn

Remix: Beauty of Connected Stories #etmooc

Stories: crystals of life held for time… A remix…   Watch Darren Kuropatwa‘s archived session here, learn from Darren’s Slides and find more resources here. During the session Darren asked participants to record and share 5 seconds of video with him via DropitTOme and Continue reading Remix: Beauty of Connected Stories #etmooc