Tag Archives: Twitter

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9 Days Remaining – Create a PLN

9 Days Remaining – Create a PLN

How on earth will you improve your teaching style, resources, connections to other educators, find out what is current in your field or even contribute to others if you do not have a PLN (professional learning network)? Do you read at least 2 journals in your field? Have you attended a workshop about your curriculum

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How Do You Share?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ways I receive information from my network and the format of that information.  I’ve noticed it comes in a variety of formats and have thoughts about this variety and why people choose to share the way they do.  I wondered if I have a preference of one

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11 Twitter Tips for Educators

I recently saw a post sharing 100 Twitter Tips for Teachers.  It’s a great list, but for me, it’s too big.  I looked through the list and pulled some that I thought were especially important.  Below are my 11 Twitter Tips for Educators, narrowed down from TeachThoughts 100, with some of their notes mixed in with

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DE Support is now on Twitter!

  There’s no denying it: social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have become so ingrained into how we consume information, so much so that it’s difficult to remember a time without these websites. For many years, Twitter has been used to great effect in disseminating information and allowing like-minded individuals to congregate and discuss

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2012 DENny Awards – Thank You

I have been a Discovery Educator Network (DEN) STAR and part of the Louisiana DEN Leadership Council since 2009. As part of this wonderful organization, I have participated in so many wonderful events sponsored by Discovery Education including Day of Discovery in Silver Springs, Maryland and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the DEN Leadership Council Symposium in

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The Importance and Seriousness of Silly: Dean Shareski at 2012 Social Learning Summit

Presenting from Fredriction, New Brunswick, Canada, Dean Shareski, featured presenter and Discovery Educator Network Community Manager explores the importance and necessity of being social and the increasing blurring of professional and personal. An important question with a divided answer, Dean asks how the use of Twitter, Facebook, and blogs impact professional learning in a social

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#Appy Hour was an ‘Appstanding’ Success!

The Texas DEN Leadership Council hosted a Twitter chat on Tuesday, March 20, called ‘Appy Hour’ using the hashtag #appyhour. If you saw tweets flying by sharing outstanding information or answering questions related to the instructional uses of apps in the classroom then you saw part of the #appyhour Twitter chat. Questions were posed throughout

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Appy Hour at the iCafe with the TX DEN

Come Join the TX DEN for our first Tweet Chat Appy Hour on Twitter ~ Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6pm CST with hashtag #appyhour. During this fun hour of learning, the TX DEN will lead discussions on using Apps effectively throughout the content areas in k-12 education. While its important to know the best

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