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What is your main motivation for social networking?

I am reviewing the landscape of professional development tools. It seems Facebook is now the lead when it comes to social networking based…

Started by Or-Tal Kiriati

4 Jan 28, 2017
Reply by Roger Katz

Seeking participants for research on PLN and L2 teacher professional development

Hello, I hope you are all having a great day.  My name is Mika Mokko and I am a fourth year doctoral candidate at Indiana University.  For…

Started by Mika Mokko

0 Jun 19, 2015

Portland, OR: Breakthrough Behavior Management Professional Development Workshop for Teachers and Counselors

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immed…

Started by Ruth Herman Wells

0 Nov 5, 2014

Seattle, WA: Breakthough Strategies To Reach Troubled Students for Teachers and Principals

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immed…

Started by Ruth Herman Wells

0 Nov 5, 2014

Educational Resources From Teachers College

Teachers College Columbia University has developed a set of curriculums that educators might find useful as they prepare for the new academ…

Started by George Nantwi

0 Aug 22, 2013

Connected Superintendents Recording & Archive: Live Discussion with Pamela Moran and David Britten

On Wednesday, February 29th, at 9pm EST/ 6pm PST, members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat had the opportunity to join two f…

Started by Shelly Terrell

0 Feb 27, 2012

Terrific Twosome

  I have used several tools for connecting students to content, to each other, and to the teacher (me). Zoho looked promising; R Campus was…

Started by Dr. Jacqui Cyrus

5 Apr 29, 2011
Reply by Amanda G.S. Wooley

Need math & social networking resources!

Hi All,I'm conducting a workshop in a few weeks with a group of math teachers who are new to technology integration.  I have some resources…

Started by Tracy Edwards (Lee)

0 Aug 4, 2010

The One Comment Project

  In July of 2009, I launched The One Comment A Day Project. My mission was to promote new bloggers and bring comments to existing blogs. I…

Started by Andrew Marcinek

3 Feb 12, 2010
Reply by Andrew Marcinek

Barcamps for Students

I've just agreed to organize a "barcamp" for K-12 students to participate in as a parallel event during BarcampSWFL in Jan 2010. Have any…

Started by Deb Hanson

0 Oct 30, 2009

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5 Ways to Teach Kids Essay Writing at Home

Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space fordiscussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough spacein their program.They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. Thestudent is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.As parents, we’re responsible to make this easier on our kids. This…See More
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Simple Ways To Be A More Compassionate Teacher

The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop theseskills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adultlife and they can be developed.Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trainedto develop gratitude and compassion. These…See More
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