#clmooc #middleschool Inspiration

  Inspiration is all around. One place is #clmooc. That is a Connected Learning Massive Open Online Collaboration. I was involved as a participant and as part of the support team. Read about my #clmooc experience and learn about Connected Learning. It really isn’t anything Continue reading #clmooc #middleschool Inspiration

#clmooc #k6diglit Invitation to Stay Connected

Margaret Simon asks a question: Tapping Student Connections How do we tap into student interests and create online learning environments for them to connect to and learn from?  That is the question for DigLit Sunday bloggers from Margaret Simon.  And Continue reading #clmooc #k6diglit Invitation to Stay Connected

Connect in the Middle: Tweet #midlevt One idea

    Let’s brighten up our connections: Here’s an idea, this first project from 2//11/13 to 2/17/13: Please tweet with #midlevt an idea you are using in your classroom (lesson, tool, strategy). It could be an easy tweet, or link Continue reading Connect in the Middle: Tweet #midlevt One idea

Considering Issues and PLNs for Support #etmooc

I struggle with the issues of today’s education policies in the US. I know every teacher in my school is focused on our students’ learning. So all the negativity of “accountability”– degrades who they are, and they are wonderful teachers. Continue reading Considering Issues and PLNs for Support #etmooc

Building Our Neighborhood Neighbourhood #midlev #etmooc

  Welcome to our wiki!  We have members !  We have resources, including a Diigo group and Evernote Notebook. We have ideas for prompts and projects on the page Possible Projects. All because we, together, want to build a neighborhood Continue reading Building Our Neighborhood Neighbourhood #midlev #etmooc

Building Neighborhoods #etmooc #midleved : an invitation

  We’re building a new neighborhood. Want to visit for a while? As I learn more about PLNs through #etmooc, especially from @bhwilkoff, I realize I have a responsibility to help find and support the sub-committees that have a common focus.  Ben Continue reading Building Neighborhoods #etmooc #midleved : an invitation