No, I will not unfollow you #FF

No, I will not unfollow you #FF

Ready to get real?

There are some facts about (some) educators on Twitter which we might need to discuss.

  1. You say you don’t, but you kind of care how many followers you have
  2. OMGosh do some of you get hacked … repeatedly.
  3. Sometimes, you share random, strange things

However, I will not unfollow you.

Some of you I have met with in-person about the power of Twitter. I will follow you based on what I…

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Edublogs Challenge: Steps 5 & 6

Edublogs Challenge: Steps 5 & 6

Continuing the Edublogs Teacher Blogging Challenge

EduBlogs offers different blogging challenges: personal blogging and student blogging.Edublogs Challenge Steps 5 & 6

In the Teacher Challenge (personal) series I am following these 8 steps:

Step 1: Setting up your blog
Step 2: Setting Up Pages
Step 3: Publish your first posts
Step 4: Connecting with others
Step 5: Working with Widgets
Step 6: Images, copyright and Creative Commons

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#EdCampATL Take-Aways

My first EdCamp was #EdCampSav earlier this year. I was determined to just observe, so naturally I joined in and presented something on Twitter. I went from 0-60 in about the first five minutes I was there. And I find it cute how I intended today at #EdCampATL to just observe again. Because I again pulled an idea out of the corner of my mind and was presenting something on MOOCs for your…

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Wordless Wednesday: How Teachers Became ‘Resented and Idealized’ via @nprbooks


Favorite Start-of-Year Activities

This is part of a Link-up, September Link-up: Fave Start-of-Year Activities. September fave start of year activitiesFor more Link-ups search Categories “Linking Up.”

The last year I was in the classroom was 2008-2009. The last three years I was in the classroom I taught Earth Science to sixth graders. Loved the content, found the edge of how young I should go…. These students were new to Middle School and maybe that was the “newness”…

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Principals/Building Leaders 5 Things to do Right Now #leadershipday14

I am posting after an #edchat today, August 26, so I am outing myself that I am posting this late. However, this was such an Aha Moment today in the early #edchat: “What is a Lead Learner?”

#EdChat August 26 2014 Early Chat

Often these conversations help me crystallize what I really believe about a thing. Today was no exception.

Let me share some thoughts and then connect them into what I believe any building leader in a school…

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Top Ten: Professional Learning Posts … so far

Top Ten: Professional Learning Posts … so far

I am slowly attempting to wrap my mind around what I really think Professional Learning is, and what I can/should be. Here are my Top Ten posts so far….My Professional Learning Posts
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EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 3 & 4

EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 3 & 4

Continuing the EduBlogs Teacher Blogging Challenge

EduBlogs offers different blogging challenges: personal blogging and student blogging.EduBlogs Steps 3 and 4

In the Teacher Challenge (personal) series I am following these 8 steps:

Step 1: Setting up your blog
Step 2: Setting Up Pages
Step 3: Publish your first posts
Step 4: Connecting with others
Step 5: Working with Widgets
Step 6: Images, copyright and Creative…

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