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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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Ideas, Perseverance, And Vision

I have a passion (like many Apple folk) for the words and life of Steve Jobs, I’ve written about it here how Steve Jobs’ vision helped me succeed. Recently @scottbelsky wrote an article about “Vision Without Obstruction: What We Learn From … Continue reading

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How is collaboration fun?

I wrote recently on an unexpected byproduct of collaboration: Fun. But that fun isn’t always something that just happens, it is something that is cultivated. To cultivate collaboration and have a byproduct of fun, there were a few aspects set … 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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Simplify Your Life Even With An iPhone

I’m connected. I’m wired. I’m plugged in. I’ve got more ways to contact me than needed (Multiple Emails, Multiple Phones, Google Voice, Multiple iOS devices, ect.). And yet I STRIVE to make my life simplified. Is it Possible? Yes! But … Continue reading

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Why Blog? – The question was asked of me. I answer #edtech

I was asked a couple of weeks ago by a colleague if they should start a blog. I thought long and hard about it. As I wrote my response I decided it was worth developing into a blog post.  I … Continue reading

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