This is a group for new teachers with questions, stories, and answers about the profession. Share your experiences and give encouragement. Veterans of course are welcome! We need your help as well!See More
"Twitter is blocked at school but plurk.com is not. Is there someway to see who uses plurk to post to twitter if we have already started a list of teachers to follow without starting over? Am new to plurk, is there an advantage to using one over the…"
"I have heard great things about http://tweentribune.com/ as a place to get younger students excited about blogging. I have signed about for an account will plan to start student blogging next week. Fingers crossed!"
Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
This is a starting place for people who may be overwhelmed at all this information. Join the group ask questions and we will work through it together. When you are comfortable, leave the group or continue to help others.
"The wiki I use with my students is set to private. I sent you a twitter DM regarding that site. I also started a wiki http://sciencecafe.wikispaces.com based on a discussion thread from the NSTA listserv that is public. It is a collaborative site…"
"I use wikis for several things. I have a section that I use for students to use as a refection tool since we are not allowed to have blogs. I have another section that I use to post student work/projects such as powerpoints, movies, glogsters, etc.…"
A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them.I'm hoping to simplify this process for educators and am open to any feedback (organization, specific sites, beta vs ready, etc etc.)See More
Join us for this two-day professional development opportunity! OLC is coming to Anchorage to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to engage in collaborative conversations around innovation and digital courseware. The event's program includes keynote speakers to offer insightful views of the changing university through short, focused presentations. Our first day features an eLearning Roadshow theme, with engaging presentations on digital learning, while day 2…See More
National Teacher Day was May 9th, and I wanted to recognize that in a small way. I had a graphic that I created for a previous Twitter Chat, so I opened it back up, changed the top, and posted it with two small sentences and hash tagged it with #NationalTeachersDay. I tagged my usual tribe in the graphic so they would re-tweet it for me; they’re awesome like that. After that, I went about my day.…See More
Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More