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Twitter Chat on Standardized Testing

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Personal Learning Networks, Powerful Learning Practice, Twitter Chats, Uncategorized, Web Tools That Deepen Learning | 0 comments

    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...

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iPad Summit 2: Innovations in Learning

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Less Teacher, More Student, Passion Based Learning, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning | 2 comments

While the theme of the second iPad Summit centered on the Apple device,” it was educational theory, not the hardware, that was the focus,” says participant and live blogger Jen Carey. “The conference gave priority attention to innovations in learning, and that’s what made it a worthwhile experience for me.”

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1st Look: Skype Group Video Calls

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Creating Global Classrooms, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning | 0 comments

Teacher Kathy Cassidy has used Skype for years to connect her primary-aged students with the world. So when the company offered free group video to educators, she jumped at the chance. Five classrooms and lots of Lucky Charms to count! Find out what happened and read her “lessons learned.”

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