Tag Archives: Social Networking

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Teachers, Social Networks, and the DEN

Teachers, Social Networks, and the DEN

Last week, an interesting article about educators and social networks appeared in Education Week. The article mentions “A Survey of K-12 Educators on Social Networking, Online Communities, and Web 2.0 Tools 2012” that was conducted and analyzed by MMS Education, a marketing company based in Newtown, Pa., and sponsored by edWeb, a professional social network for

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A Newbie’s Experience at #ISTE11

Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of attending my first-ever International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia. Since I was a newbie, I attempted to gather as much information before arrival as possible. I read up on all the advice the “veterans” had posted on the Conference Ning and the ISTE Young Educators Network

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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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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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PA DEN on Facebook

Join us for the best PD from DE Next time you’re on Facebook, mosey on over to the PA DEN and add us to your favorites. That way, you can remain updated on the best professional development, products and resources that Discovery Education offers daily. If you want to know what’s happening in Pennsylvania’s DEN,

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The 411 on Facebook Places – And Your Privacy

Image via CrunchBase Sparking a new privacy fire?     As social networking goes, Facebook is a good utility, but it comes with a privacy downside–Facebook Places. Thanks to Meg Blue Griffin via Facebook, I realize that Facebook’s newest app can compromise my privacy, even if I never use the application. As location programs go,

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Can vs. Should

This summer I did the unthinkable – I unplugged. No blogging, no podcasting, no trips to DEN events or NECC (even though it was local this year)… Well, OK, so I checked my email every now and then and occasionally  checked Plurk, but the bottom line is I took a break from all the cool

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