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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:     My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses…

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Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

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Live concert for schools - International European education project

FolkDC live concert in 5 cities and resources for schools Music has been shown to have a very positive impact on language learning and the…

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Hey People

What blogs do you like and why? 

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0 Sep 21

Personalized learning network and social media

Hi All,  My name is Shanshan Ma, I'm currently a doctoral student at University of North Texas.  Nice to meet you all.  This platform looks…

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0 Sep 16

How Can We Make Sure our Students Are Collaborating Effectively in a PBL-style Classroom?

After attending a conference run by the Buck Institute for Education last year, three colleagues and I delivered PD to the rest of our facu…

Started by Colby Dockerty

0 Aug 7

Future Of Education

What it the feature of education? As for me, it's experimental learning where students are educated through the first-hand experience with…

Started by Nanacy Lin

7 Aug 2
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Reading and Kindles

I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2  advocates print. I would really lik…

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9 Jul 12
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Twitter vs Edupln

How has Twitter compared to using this site in your opinion?

Started by Rob Schoonveld

2 Jul 12
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WiDA Screener 2.0

I am an ESOL teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, VA.  I work in an Entry Assessment Office and we use the WiDA Screener to…

Started by Joseph Harris

0 Jul 11

Question: Using Makerspace in Algebra

I am teaching my 7th Grade Pre-AP math students the first unit of Algebra right now. I am in graduate school as well and am hoping to push…

Started by Monica Stream

0 Apr 30

Online Classroom - Science Labs

I am a high school teacher for an online learning classroom where we use an outsourced program. I am in charge of helping students complete…

Started by Steven Cortez

0 Mar 29

Why Students Plagiarize?

     Plagiarism is a theft. It means that you stole someone's identity, someone's thoughts. It's horrible. We should teach our young genera…

Started by Michael Yarbrough

2 Feb 6
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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

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
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A Childhood Educator Is Becoming Commonplace In Teacher Training

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
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