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Yammer: Your In-House Professional Learning Community

In December of 2010 a co-worker (Jacob Standish) and I stumbled upon Yammer. Our minds immediately saw the potential of a great in-house Professional Learning Community (PLC). We work in a district that restricts access to many social networks because … Continue reading

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Fun: An understated aspect of 21st Century Learning. Collaboration.

  I deal in the world of 21st Century Learning Skills from an education perspective. I work with the concepts of 21st Century Learning daily, thinking about how teachers are going to incorporate them, teach them, and inspire students to … Continue reading

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Playlists.com in the classroom: Create Collaborate Organize w/ Students & Music

Students are into music. Most teachers are into music too. There are a couple music web tools I share with teachers to help them teach. Pandora and Rhapsody are the two main tools I share with teachers. They booth meet a … Continue reading

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Curriculum Design Backward Design Critical Thinking

I enjoy designing classes, courses, and learning. I enjoy developing a curriculum that has the end in mind (vision, goal, ect) and then adding in all the pieces that are going to get us (the class) there. I have always … Continue reading

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‪You have to think Differently and Apply 21st Century Ideas, Skills, and Tools

via youtube.com You have to think differently I’ve been a fan of Steve Jobs as a person since I was a teenager. It was the products out of Steve Jobs creative vision that helped me make it through High School … Continue reading

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Giving Back to your #PLN blog post #thankyou #twitter #edu #edtech

On Tueaday (20110531) I came across this quote in a tweet by Darren Rowse [twitter @problogger]: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill. For a while now I … Continue reading

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Learning: Engage and Empower – National Educational Technology Plan 2010 – Executive Summary Part 2

Learning: Engage and Empower Key Statements: “Outside school, students are free to pursue their passions in their own way and at their own pace.” (p.x) “Technology should be leveraged to provide access to more learning resources that are available in classrooms…” and make larger … Continue reading

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