Category Archives: Social Media in Education

tweet it and they will come

(Disclaimer: I am only relating my personal experiences. I cannot guarantee results. Get your hopes up at your own risk!) Last year I was fortunate enough to bring three amazing authors (Jonathan Auxier, Grace Lin, and Erica Perl) into my … Continue reading

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confessions of a pln dropout (or at least for the summer)

I admit it. I completely checked out for the summer. Dropped off the map, disappeared from radar. I was an uninvolved and unresponsive PLN “member”. Forgive me. I hope you can. But seriously, I have to tell you, it was … Continue reading

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skyping to connect classrooms and authors

This year I have been fortunate enough to bring two, very well known children’s authors into my classroom through the use of Skype, and it began with a simple tweet. Authors Grace Lin and Erica S. Perl came into our … Continue reading

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exploring community

I have been thinking a lot about community. When I was a kid growing up in the 70’s, community was my small town in west-metro Minnesota. It was comprised of the families in my neighborhood, kids in my classroom, the … Continue reading

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continuing ed

Continuing Education is a part of most professions. Accountants, lawyers, educators, and even realtors, need to spend x hours keeping up with latest laws and trends relevant to their profession in order to maintain their licensure. This past week I … Continue reading

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