Teachers for Twitter

I’ve discussed Twitter on this blog many times, discussing many classroom uses for Twitter, and how it can be effective as a tool for communicating with students and parents, as well as a way for teachers to share with each other what they practice in their classrooms, how it’s working, and getting advice on how … Continue reading Teachers for Twitter

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Keys to Creating and Maintaining a Dynamic Facebook Page for your School

Facebook can be a great tool to spread the word about your school, and to share vital and relevant information with your school community.  It is important before developing a strategy for Facebook use to sit down and consider what the current use is, if your school already has a Facebook page (and if so, … Continue reading Keys to Creating and Maintaining a Dynamic Facebook Page for your School

One website I (and my class) can’t live without

YouTube.  YouTube has so many great videos and channels and producers of quality educational content.  I’ve mentioned several here, but today I’d like to share with you one great example, and that is the YouTube channel “Nerdy Nummies”.  Here is one sample video of what this author-creator showcases on her channel: This channel as you … Continue reading One website I (and my class) can’t live without

Badging & Micro Credentials as PD

As discussed yesterday, badges and micro-credentialing offers distinct opportunities within education to allow learners flexibility and portability as they seek to transfer their knowledge and skills once gained.  These badges or micro-credentials can be a valuable part of the learning journey, both in higher education and in K-12. In all levels of education, badges and … Continue reading Badging & Micro Credentials as PD

Badging & Micro Credentials in K-12 Education

In my current job within the higher ed sphere, there’s been much talk lately about badging and micro-credentials.  While they are still somewhat in the early stages, especially when it comes to their recognition and valuation in the workplace, that is slowly changing.  What badges and micro-credentials offer are flexibility provided within multiple pathways of … Continue reading Badging & Micro Credentials in K-12 Education