This twitter chat is now over. Please click here to read the transcripts from the chat. Thanks! PLP’s new Twitter 101 eCourse includes a live Twitter Chat experience. To give participants a true feel for the fast paced and fun nature of twitter chats, we want to open up this live chat to everyone! The Twitter Chat will be this Sunday, April 21st at 8PM Eastern and will feature the hot-button topic of Standardized...
Are you an educator, homeschooler, or parent curious about connecting young students to the digital world? Want to learn how to harness the transformative power of blogs, Twitter, Skype and other social media to create global learners? We want to hear from you! Don’t miss an opportunity to chat with the creator of Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades. Join author Kathy Cassidy, and Powerful Learning Practice...
When an online teacher encounters eighth graders who don’t know much about online technologies, she has two choices: sneak out of the virtual room – or set about discovering what they ARE good at. Welcome to appreciative inquiry.
Passion Based Learning? Project Based Learning? Problem based learning? Maybe you’re not sure what PBL is or how to make it work in your classroom. Or perhaps you’ve been experimenting with PBL and you’re not convinced that you’re doing it “right.” Let’s use this chat to share our tips for success both with the PLP community and beyond. If you are a PBL teacher please come help us dispel the myths.
How can we help novice learners become more expert learners? Canadian educator Peter Skillen has created collaborative journal writing environments to move kids beyond social commenting and into deeper thinking. Here, he shares some of his techniques and invites dialogue.
During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.
THIS WEEK: Skyping across the globe in elementary; building active citizens in high school; leading schools where teachers collaborate and connect; and, in the middle grades, writing and publishing creative works online.