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Twitter Help

I just joined twitter not too long ago and I'm overwhelmed. Lots of info, lots of RT of the same stuff, and then some fluff. But also amazi…

Started by Jane Strohm

9 Nov 9, 2009
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Marvellous website for teacher training videos

http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/index.html Russell Stannard makes very informative videos about very useful on-line technology which…

Started by Glenn Hubbard

1 Nov 8, 2009
Reply by Glenn Hubbard

Does your district allow dropbox

I have a question for the community. Does anyone use dropbox in class or at school. Our district currently has the dropbox URL blocked. In…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

7 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by Anthony D.

Movember

Just started growing my moustache for Movember. I'm raising money for a local children's cancer hospital. It looks great so far as long as…

Started by William Lowe

0 Nov 6, 2009

On Defense of Facts

Inspired by awesome #edchat discussions I wrote a blog post http://cytochromec.net/blog/ defending the role of factual content and tangenti…

Started by Colin Matheson

0 Nov 5, 2009

Students' tools (cell phones, iPods, IM etc) for classroom learning?

I am working on a project that involves teachers partnering with students to figure out how to use new technologies, including the ones stu…

Started by Lisa Schwartz

0 Nov 4, 2009

Glogster Review Project

On of my English classes has been working on some Glogs recently. As the deadline of their work approaches (this weekend), we're looking fo…

Started by MatthiasHeil

0 Nov 4, 2009

Technology and Formative Assessment

After seeing a post from web20classroom - I am dying to know how other teachers in my burgeoning PLN are using technology in formative asse…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

Sharepoint and videos

Hi, I'm setting up a Sharepoint server at my Primary School. It's great for documents, pictures tec. but doesn't handle large files well li…

Started by TobyP

0 Nov 2, 2009

What does your PLN mean to you?

Hello everyone, A while back I started a project to gather educators' stories about what their PLN means to them. I've had about 9 respons…

Started by catspyjamasnz

0 Nov 2, 2009

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Studying at the public school VS private school

Whether you are looking for a school for yourself or for your child, it’s always hard to decide on which institution is best suited for your needs. There are so many choices to consider even without thinking about public or private schools as different entities.However, if you take a look at any student testimonials and pay closer attention to what they have to say, the differences are quite huge indeed. What are some of the most notable differences between public and private schools and how…See More
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Online learning VS traditional learning

Choosing the type of education that suits your interests and talents can be difficult in this day and age. The sheer number of options at our disposal is staggering, not to mention the ability to completely skip academic studies and opt for online learning instead.But what are the differences between learning something online and learning it in a college environment? Besides the obvious difference that comes from their names, what are some of the most essential and useful points to note when it…See More
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OLC Collaborate - Los Angeles at Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport

January 30, 2018 all day
OLC is returning to Los Angeles to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today at this one-day professional development opportunity!Learn more about expanding textbook affordability programs on your campus and requesting additional state funding opportunities from model institutions across California.OLC Collaborate - Los Angeles, hosted by our academic partner, California State…See More
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