Fantastic kickoffs, PLPeeps!

We couldn’t be more excited after rolling out four successful face-to-face kickoff events for PLP Communities and launching our first PLP Virtual Academy. One thing for sure: We’ve brought together an energized group of educators ready to empower themselves and their students as connected 21st century learners. Read on!

21st Century High: The Shift Begins

Our netbooks pilot has set us on a path toward a 1 to 1 networked environment in our high school. In our next step, we’re expanding the group to include a Theology teacher and a Spanish teacher. Our first trial runs are teaching us something both about the challenges of 1-to-1 implementation and the powerful learning that can occur when classrooms become connected. (Includes video with student comments)

Looking in the Mirror

photo © 2010 Vinoth Chandar | more info (via: Wylio) At the end of each year, I try to look back and see where I’ve been and where I’m going. This week, using a trial version of Scrivener (which I’m about to upgrade), I’m compiling previous...