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Social Media and the Classroom

Social Media and the Classroom

  An article regarding social media in the workplace caught my eye recently and it got me thinking about the broader ramifications of social media. The article documented a study that showed that one in three grads consider salary less important than the ability to access social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter in

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EduCon 2.3 Panel Discussion – Can Schools Support Student Innovation?

Photo courtesy of Kevin Jarrett Sunday morning at EduCon 2.3 at SLA begins with a panel discussion about the ability of schools to support student innovation. Sam Chaltain – author of American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community Kathleen Cushman – author of Fires in the Mind Karl Fisch – Algebra Teacher

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Leroy Nunery: Keynote @ #EduCon 2.3

jrichardson30 via Twitter Chris Lehmann, Principal of SLA, kicked off the morning activities, reminding the audience that SLA is streaming live. Click this link to join. Lehmann reminds us that this unconference is an event planned by the students of SLA who are master planners at rescheduling on the fly. Wonderful multitaskers, the students work

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Virtual Visit With Jennifer Dorman: Transforming Student Learning

Will our students be ready for a global workplace?   Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in

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What Do Your Students Know About Google?

Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

On Monday, October 18th schools across the country will be celebrating 50 days until the 50th anniversary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the far northeastern corner of Alaska by flying kites (mark your calendar for the Refuge’s anniversary on December 6th!). And they would love to have your students be a part of

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Registration Open for FREE CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery, Saturday, October 16, 2010

Discovery Education, Glastonbury Public Schools, and the Connecticut DEN Leadership Council are proud to present a CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury, CT on October 16, 2010. Designed specifically for Connecticut educators, this exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum

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Dr. Larry Rosen ~ Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn

From Discovery Education comes yet another great webinar in their EdTechConnect series featuring Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D. on what parents and educators should expect, socially and academically, from their wired children and adolescents? Virtual attendees include continental United States and Australia. Nice global representation for this hour’s foray into understanding the rewired iGeneration with over

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Free History Poster

Teaching History is giving away a poster for teachers. This colorful Historical Thinking Poster illustrates use of primary and secondary sources as if you are solving a mystery. This poster also includes questions students should ask when reading primary source documents. Tips for locating reliable secondary sources are also included in the double-sided poster. There

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