I've been using blogger with my classes as well and run into similar issues. I post an article for them to read every week and they need to respond to it in the comments. I orginally was going to have them respond on pages for…"
"I've been a member here for a while, but just started playing around with it lately. figured if I want to teach teachers about pln, i should know about the 'educators pln' I'm a member of :) most of the teachers I know think…"
"I'm more active on Twitter as well. I've tried to explain Twitter and my PLN at school, but nobody gets it or even cares. Sad, but not surprising. I value my PLN so much.
Yours was the first comment I'd ever gotten on here. I had no…"
"I know what you mean about the cities. According to almost all nonCalifornians that I've ever met they think we all surf, and although the state is huge it consists of LA, SF and SD. ;) I teach 9th grade intervention Language Arts, and 10th…"
"Hi Geri. I teach 5th grade, but I'm actually in Ventura. I put Santa Barbara for a couple of reasons: 1) most people outside of CA haven't heard of Ventura or the small cities around it 2) I've been dealing with a stalker, so I'm…"
Hi Geri. I teach 5th grade, but I'm actually in Ventura. I put Santa Barbara for a couple of reasons: 1) most people outside of CA haven't heard of Ventura or the small cities around it 2) I've been dealing with a stalker, so I'm a little more careful lately.
What grade do you teach? There are so few CA teachers in my PLN. It's great to meet you!
I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More