Why Teachers Need To Start Their Own Professional Development

With our current school structure, it's no wonder teachers are creating our own PDs outside of whatever our school districts offer us. Not only do we…


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Connected Educator Month - 13 Remix Masters Who Have Changed My Practice

As a part of Connected Educator Month, Silvia Tolisano -- the mind behind the all-things global education and #edtech blog Langwitches -- wrote a bit…


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Don't Implement One-to-One Devices in the Classroom Unless...

Driving to work a few weeks ago, I listened to a completely unsurprising story on NPR. The story, titled “Students Find Ways To Hack School-Issues…


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Top Tweets from #educationnation

Today a certain edu-geeky air blew through the skyscraper-lined streets of New York City as NBC kicked off their fourth year of Education Nation, a…


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Taking Charge of Our Own PD

One of my favorite professional development (PD) opportunities of the year is coming up, appropriately, during Connected Educator Month. The K12…


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Three Tips for Structuring Classroom Blogging Projects

In preparation for three different Teaching the iGeneration workshops I'll be delivering in October, I'm pulling together a ton of content for…


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Introduction: Sharing the Gold

Logging onto the CTQ Collaboratory makes me feel like I’ve struck gold. For the price of a few clicks, I have access to resources from brilliant…


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More on Technology is a Tool, NOT a Learning Outcome

It's been a ton of fun to watch the reaction that people have had to my "Technology is a Tool, NOT a Learning Outcome" image.  Most people found it…


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Earn Graduate Credit for Professional Reading? Sounds Good To Me!

Teachers--have you ever wished you could be earning graduate course credit for all of the professional reading you do? I have! The books and articles…


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Meet the Collaborateurs

We began the Future of Teaching blog in March of 2011 to further explore the ideas in Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our…


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