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#DLDay Collection of Ideas to Inspire Ideas…

#DLDay Collection of Ideas to Inspire Ideas…

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Connected Readers and Connected Writers #ELAchat

Connected Readers and Connected Writers #ELAchat

Tuesday evening, I guest moderated #ELAchat. The chat occurs the first and last Tuesday of each month. Friend and valued member of my PLN, Joy Kirr, invited me to lead the evening chat. The Storify of the chat can be found HERE. Educators from around…

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Post a Poem to Inspire a Pic/Pic to Inspire a Poem… #visualverse Volley

Post a Poem to Inspire a Pic/Pic to Inspire a Poem… #visualverse Volley

I first met Amy Burvall in Boston during Alan November’s BLC conference. Her passion for creation was evident. Years after we first met, I began following Amy on Instagram. Through conversation and commenting, we began discussing collaborative opportunities. I often post poetry. She posts art….

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What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

Laura Gilchrist said: Twitter allows educators to connect and interact with resources, ideas, and people from around the world. Twitter allows educators to share their stories – positive stories included. We need more positive stories because, I’m telling you, there’s a lot of good going…

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ISTE 2014: National Championship Game of EdTech

ISTE 2014: National Championship Game of EdTech

Imagine you are at a college football game. You pull into your tailgating spot, right next to the people you tailgate with each weekend – they aren’t people you know outside of the tailgating world, but in that moment, you are best friends. Maybe you…

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Digital Citizenship from Spider-Man

Digital Citizenship from Spider-Man

“With great power comes great responsibility.” Predators. Identity theft. Misreported facts. Cyber-bullying. Poor decisions. Ruined reputations. Inappropriate photos. Denied job opportunities. For all the good that the internet brings, these are just a few of the dangers for people posting online. Once it’s out there, you…

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Elementary Twitter chats will blow your mind!

Elementary Twitter chats will blow your mind!

If you’ve never participated in a live Twitter chat before, it’s definitely an experience worth having at least once. Who knows? You might get hooked! And the best part is that you don’t even need a Twitter account… Here are links to some elementary Twitter…

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Twitter rotation curation: I am @plaea

Twitter rotation curation: I am @plaea

In the grand tradition of Sweden (@sweden), Ireland (@ireland), New Zealand (@peopleofnz), Malaysia (@twt_malaysia), Italy (@i_am_italy), Australia (@weareaustralia), Mexico (@curatorsmexico), Ukraine (@weareukraine), Pakistan (@iam_pakistan), and others, this week I am Prairie Lakes AEA (@plaea)! Follow along for updates. I’ll also be using the #plaea hashtag….

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Brace Root: A Little Help from our Friends

Brace Root: A Little Help from our Friends

I followed my husband into our sweet corn patch for the first time taking advice about which ears to pick. There is something quite beautiful about the emerald green leaves, something magical about the wind’s song as it travels through row after row. Kneeling to…

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Reflection: Ignite the Learning Fire

Reflection: Ignite the Learning Fire

Iowa administrators, Jimmy Casas, Aaron Becker, and  Matt Degner, lead the hour long #iaedchat as they do each Sunday at 8:00 CST. Educators from around the state, nation, and globe join the Twitter chat to discuss topics related to education. See the full transcript from…

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