The Educator's PLN

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  • ART Connection

    17 members Latest Activity: Jan 30, 2017

    I plan to upload interesting art related content as I find it and let the group evolve as its members see fit.

     

    "Creativity is a…

  • elemchat

    92 members Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2017

    A place to provide elementary school educators a venue for discussing issues and strategies that are specific to teaching in the elementary school…

  • Teachmeet/Edcamp Organizer Group

    35 members Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2016 This is a group for those who have run Teachmeets or Edcamps to share experiences and ideas. It is a source for anyone wanting to organize an #Edcamp.

  • Changing Education Paradigms

    74 members Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2016

    Discussion about changing education paradigms spurred by Sir Ken Robinson's video. 

    This discussion group was started to facilitate a…

  • Collaborative Problem-Solving

    6 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2011

    Teachers and administrators talk about using Plan 'B' and CPS.

  • Restorative Practices in Schools

    8 members Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2016 Discussion around using the restorative practices framework in schools.  Questions, dialogue, experiences, all welcome.

  • Social Studies Teachers

    55 members Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015 Looking for other middle school/high school social studies teachers.  (Elementary teachers welcome also.)

  • The New Teacher Mentoring Project

    190 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2014

    • UPDATE for 2015 going forward! This group is now closed. All updates for activity with the project will now be housed at …

  • Online Teaching and Learning

    63 members Latest Activity: Apr 9

    Share resources, strategies, and experiences related to online teaching and learning.

  • One-to-One in CTE

    5 members Latest Activity: May 18, 2012

    Career and Technical Educators who are utilizing One-to-One.

  • WEB 2.O INTERNATIONAL LEARNING FOR K-7 CHILDREN

    9 members Latest Activity: Jan 30, 2017 Join this group where we will start designing collaborative projects from one country to another in different disciplines. Language Arts, Science,…

  • Brain Based Teaching

    139 members Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2016 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • IB.PYPX

    12 members Latest Activity: Jan 22, 2016 Grade five IBPYP teachers looking to connect with other PYPX teachers. Hoping to exchange new ideas, insights & suggestions about the PYP Exhibition.

  • Digital Citizenship

    66 members Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2017 This group has been created for educators to discuss and share information related to internet safety and digital citizenship.

  • Judaic Studies Teachers

    19 members Latest Activity: Jan 10, 2016 A place for Judaic Studies teachers to share ideas and discuss how to bridge the gap between 21st Century Skills and Judaic Studies. It will also…

  • Greeneville City Schools and DI

    3 members Latest Activity: Sep 13, 2010 A private discussion on implementing differentiated instruction in Greeneville City Schools

  • school librarians

    30 members Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2016

  • iPads in the Classroom

    236 members Latest Activity: Jan 30 Anyone using or wishing to use the iPad/iPod or iPhone in the classroom and wishing to share lessons and ideas

  • CWRA (CollegeWorkReadiness Assmt) Users

    7 members Latest Activity: Dec 9, 2015 The CWRA is an amazing, but underutilized, tool: it measures, in an authentic way, our students growth in higher order thinking skills. This group…

  • Science Teachers

    48 members Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2017 Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education

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Classification essay

Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you would…See More
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OLC Collaborate - Kansas City at UMKC

September 25, 2018 all day
OLC is heading to Kansas City to meet with online learning professionals, educators, and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face regarding digital accessibility and higher education today.See More
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How to get a PhD

A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…See More
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Oliver Maurice posted a blog post

Overcoming writers block

Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.Under the pressure of deadlines, almost everyone—from students to professors to…See More
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