Category Archives: Teachers

Preferiria un mestre que en sabés de tot menys de tecnologies que no al revés

Entrevista a Dolors Reig, psicòloga social i una de les veus més reputades sobre educació 2.0. Reig reivindica el paper del mestre com a orientador emmig de la revolució de les tecnologies, que assegura que ens portaran cap a una … Continue reading

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Twitter for Teachers

Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about daily life, but it’s become much more than that for many users over the past few years as the site … Continue reading

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Professional Learning of Higher Education Lecturers

Higher Education is currently undergoing some of the most profound changes in its history. Against a backdrop of increasing marketization, rising levels of student debt and far greater fully online offerings, the higher education lecturer is grappling with new ways … Continue reading

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30 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Earlier today I presented a short webinar about some of my favorite Web 2.0 tools for teachers. The webinar was on behalf of Ed Tech Teacher for whom I facilitate in-person workshops from time to time. This summer I’ll be … Continue reading

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Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips

I often begin my workshop on personal learning networks (PLN) for educators by asking these questions: Who is in your learning network? Who do you learn from on a regular basis? Who do you turn to for your own professional … Continue reading

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Teachers Resist High-Tech Push in Schools

Last year, the state legislature overwhelmingly passed a law that requires all high school students to take some online classes to graduate, and that the students and their teachers be given laptops or tablets. The idea was to establish Idaho’s … Continue reading

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Hyperconnected Education – the human network

When people connect, they begin to share. This happens automatically, an expression of the instinctive human desire to communicate matters of importance. Sharing, driven by need, amplified by technology, reaches every one of us, through our network of connections. We … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Target Email, Texts Between Teachers and Students

Read Missouri lawmakers are proposing a law that would prohibit teachers and students from having “exclusive contact” through email and on social networking sites such as Facebook. State Sen. Jane Cunningham, a Republican from St. Louis, sponsored the law and … Continue reading

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Technology, Teachers and Training – Combining Theory with Experience

Read Numerous developing countries are currently executing or planning—pouring both hope and money into projects that introduce technology into their educational systems. This paper puts forth the assertion that developing world ICT-in-education projects will continue to disappoint until they are … Continue reading

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Teacher Training on ICT Cannot Be a One-Time Event

Read This means that the one-and-done format of training, which had been employed, was not going to be effective. We realized that training needed to be ongoing, addressing the teachers’ concerns and needs as they arose, and that they needed … Continue reading

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