Getting to Know You: Q&A with Stacy Jago

Getting to Know You: Q&A with Stacy Jago
by Stacy Jagodowski ·

It’s Q&A Time! Thanks to Marisa Peacock, my nominating blogger and fellow Mount Holyoke alum! Such a great idea. Happy New Year … Continue reading »

Getting to Know You: Questions and Answers for the New Year

Getting to Know You: Questions and Answers for the New Year
by Marisa Peacock ·

Happy New Year!   While browsing my social media feeds over the holidays, a blog post from the Center for Teaching … Continue reading »

Four Things You Need To Know About Online Learning

Four Things You Need To Know About Online Learning
by Hans Mundahl ·

(Image Source: Hype Cycle CC BY SA 3.0)   Here’s how the hype cycle works: something new comes out and everyone … Continue reading »

Interactive Video (Part Two): Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker

Interactive Video (Part Two): Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker
by Robin Neal ·

To my shock and horror, my students claimed to have never seen a PopUp Video. They were vaguely aware of VH1 and suspected that some old people still watch it? If it even exists? We were brainstorming uses of Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker, and I was sharing that a colleague had a great idea of using the free online tool to make a PopUp video of a presidential debate. Continue reading »

A Policy, A Guru, Workshops and Tutoring: Four Ways Schools can Serve their Social Communities

A Policy, A Guru, Workshops and Tutoring: Four Ways Schools can Serve their Social Communities
by Stacy Jagodowski ·

In today’s day and age, we often look towards the younger generations for advice on how to use technology. Having trouble with your new smart phone? Ask any teenager on the block, they can give you a demo. Can’t make your interactive white board work? Chances are, one of your students can figure it out. However, just because teens are savvy at using these electronic devices doesn’t mean they know how to use them well. Continue reading »

Generation G: Clicking Our Brains Out

Generation G: Clicking Our Brains Out
by Nikki Morrell ·

Next time you’re with your students, look around.  How many of them have smartphones in their hands? In a lot … Continue reading »

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused
by Robin Neal ·

Socratic Ignorance can teach us something about our attitudes toward Design Thinking. Socrates earned his rep for being a wise … Continue reading »

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

Texting in the halls, at lunch, before school, and after school are regular occurrences, but how many times have you … Continue reading »

The “I” in T-E-A-M: Social Media and Collaboration

The “I” in T-E-A-M: Social Media and Collaboration
by Nikki Morrell ·

I’m a cheerleader.  Maybe no longer literally, with the pleated skirt and standing back tuck, but my innate desire to … Continue reading »

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media
by Madeline Riley ·

At edSocialMedia, we like to encourage our bootcamp attendees to practice using social media in their daily lives. If the user sees it naturally fitting into their social lives, we find that they are way more likely to use the tools in the professional careers…
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