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J. Clair WItwer
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J. Clair WItwer joined David Kapuler's group


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
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Christopher Rogers's group

Video Conferencing

Teacher interested in connecting classrooms in real time over networks.
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Lisa Chamberlin's group

Online Educators

A group for those of us who teach fully online, hybrid, blended, or whatever term you want to use!
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Angela Cunningham's group

Commit 2 Innovate

What innovations do you commit to putting in place in your classroom? Share your ideas & debrief the process with other innovative educators.(inspired by a tweet from @nashworld in 11/24's #edchat)See More
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Lorette Weldon's group

Educators Using Moodle

What do you like about this learning management system? How long have you used it and have had you had success stories that you are willing to share of students benefiting from this tool?See More
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Deborah Mersino's group

Gifted and Talented

For those interested in gifted education, including teachers, parents and advocates.
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Nic Penny's group


A group for teachers using inquiry in their classrooms.
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Jill Galloway's group

Project-Based Learning (PBL)

This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Diane Dahl's group

Brain Based Teaching

A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain learns best!See More
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined John Altieri's group


How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow and evolve learning.See More
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Leslie Raffelson's group

Changing Education Paradigms

Discussion about changing education paradigms spurred by Sir Ken Robinson's video. This discussion group was started to facilitate a professional development discussion and is open to everyone.See comments below for instr.See More
Apr 29, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Ben Wyatt's group

Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
Mar 14, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Sandra Goodrich's group

21st Century Science Educators

How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?
Mar 14, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Gerald Carey's group

Biology Teachers

Just want to link up with any Biology teachers out there.
Mar 14, 2011
J. Clair WItwer joined Ben Paulson's group

Science Teachers

Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education
Mar 14, 2011
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Lack of Teacher and Principal Voice is the real problem with School Imrpovement

I recently completed a study on the beliefs of teachers and principals of their ability to impact student learning during school improvement. My study contained interviews of 13 principals and teachers from across the United States who have experienced school improvement at some level. I did this study because in my own district, at the time that I started this study, 31% of the schools in my district were still operating in failing status and this just didn't make sense to me. All schools in…See More
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Sandro Cuzzetto commented on Thomas Whitby's blog post Poor teachers: Who is to blame?
"This is fantastic. As a new Principal at a school, and one whose Master's thesis was based specifically on the difference between how adults and students use technology, this article speaks volumes to me. I love the idea of determining the…"
Jason Rukman commented on Jason Rukman's blog post Try out Itch. Scratch in a safe, online learning environment with video lessons for your students.
"Thanks Jalyn, Let me know if you're interested in a trial teacher account and I'll get you set up (You can also just try out the courses as well)!  "
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Do you have a spending problem?

Shopaholics do not agree to the fact that they are shopaholics until and unless they are forced to agree that they are affected by the addiction of shopping, and they need to do seriously something about it so that they do not waste their entire savings and cry about it on a later date. In this post, we will help you spot the problem and if you spot the issue, go ahead and look for a remedy so that you get enough time to be at ease in the future. 1.    Your credit card balance is always close…See More
Nov 20
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Are there any great websites for K-12 students?

Hello Collective wisdom!I wanted to know if there were any great websites anyone can recommend for elementary school students (K-12) that introduce primary sources?With Common Core State Standards, I notice students are introduced to primary sources in the 3rd grade and there is a local history assignment at one of the schools I talked to.  Know any good introductory sites?  I'm currently building one as part of a project for my multimedia course and would like to look to the left and right for…See More
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