Tag: Twitter

A Connected Educator Should Run Twitter

This recent article on Vox.com caught my eye about the CEO of Twitter – Twitter’s CEO is stepping down. Here’s why the company’s in trouble. It was an interesting read about popular social media site. I was drawn to it because Twitter makes me…

Its About Learning AND Sharing

A recent Twitter post inspired a great exchange between me Jennifer Marten,@jenmarten. I wanted to share this conversation because it epitomizes what effective educators are about. Effective educators should be about learning new information that will make a difference in their schools or classrooms…

Weekly Bookmarks from @mccoyderek

There are some of the impactful articles I’ve tweeted and saved to to my Diigo account. Hopefully these reshares will be of benefit to you and your practice. The Challenging Teacher Leader Some thinking points from @curriculum_blog on the value-add of teachers who challenge…

Weekly Bookmarks from @mccoyderek (weekly)

Great standout resources this week on blended learning, BYOD, and Twitter resources! BYOD: 5 Areas for Reflection and Professional Development – Darcy Moore’s Blog – Reflective examination of the 1:1 implementation at @Darcy1968 school, including resources and policy. A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading –…

Skyping In – #GRESA Conference

   Last week, I had the great opportunity to Skype into the conference with a good friend of mine from Georgia. Rod Smith, @IAmRodSmith, is the Director of Technology and Communications for Griffin-Spalding Schools. I contacted him earlier to get his help with an…