Tag Archives: Community of practice

Thoughtful Engagement with Twitter

When I was young, my grandfather would clip articles from The Baltimore Sun and mail them to me at our family’s home in Southeastern Virginia. I remember Orioles’ season preview sections, bios of Colts’ draft picks, and – as I … Continue reading

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18 Ways Teachers Can Use Google+ Hangouts

Below is a wonderful article about the amazing uses for the video-conferencing feature of the new Network from Google –> Hangouts. These are videochats that sync up with Google Docs and a few other Google apps to allow for some … Continue reading

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The 5 C’s to Developing Your Personal Learning Network

This is a great post that I found over on The Innovative Educator. I have copied it in it’s entirety below, but if you would prefer to read it on the original site, click here. Friday, August 12, 2011 The … Continue reading

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Why don’t we get rid of grades?

So here is an idea, and I will admit this is a radical and potentially game-changing idea for teachers, but… Why don’t we get rid of grades?!? I know what you are going to say, “We can’t actually get rid … Continue reading

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Toward a Community of Practice

I imagine a group of teachers engaged in a professional conversation – perhaps at lunch or maybe in the workroom. One relates a story about students from class and asks for help; a colleague offers a tidbit of advice. Another … Continue reading

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