#Authentic: Tighten Up Your PLN… NOW

A Twitter chat is a public Twitter conversation around one unique hashtag. This hashtag allows you to follow the discussion and participate in it. Twitter chats are usually recurring and on specific topics to regularly connect people with these interests. One of my goals this month has been to clear my schedule in the evenings a couple …

#Authentic: The Panic is Real

Just about all the districts in the area started back this week.  Only the very largest ones that wait til after the holiday are still out.  My daughter plans to avoid her classroom at least one more week. Facebook is full of pictures of former colleagues smiling with their teams in their "first day of …

#Authentic: Did I mention the Online Resources Site?

Silly me!!  I put a nice little link to it in the upper right hand sidebar on the blog but forgot to mention where it goes! I've set up shop as a consultant!  In doing so, I'm planning to provide online learning resources for teachers wanting to learn new technology or brush up on their …

Find ideas for learning with tech in our back-to-school guide!

A little ISTE love for ya!   Why not try one new thing this year to get students learning with technology. Check out this back-to-school guide for ideas, tips and resources on computer science, media literacy and digital citizenship. Source: Find ideas for learning with tech in our back-to-school guide!

Tech Review: Now Comment

I'm always looking for new ways for teachers to interact with their students and to teach students how to discuss topics in online platforms in a productive, safe manner.  There are lots of discussion board platforms out there.  Some are embedded in LMS's, others are stand alone.  I like stand alones, because you can quickly …