What Did They Tweet?

February’s 4th edition of the What Did They Tweet weekly series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media this week. Video: PLNs On the @livesofteachers’ blog you will find this excellent video describing PLNs, Personal Learning Networks – the What, Why and How. In this video, Darren […]

Spare the Cane and Spoil the Child by Sudam Panigrahi

Part of the series: Global Issues in Education (India) ‘Spare the rod/cane and spoil the child.’ This is an old adage that has lost its relevance as time has changed. The adage has lost its relevance and adherence because people realized that caning only impairs proper development of a student. With time, the culture and […]

Contribute to the Global Issues in Education Series

Dear Reader, I invite you to contribute to my ongoing series entitled, “Global Issues In Education.” In this series, I have invited educators from across the globe to describe for us the educational systems in their countries and delineate the various challenges they face in helping their students achieve academically. Initially, I focused on the […]

Highlights of the 140 Conference Education Panel

Internet technology is unbelievable! I arrived in Germany early this morning after visiting Barcelona to moderate the education panel at the 140 Conference then moderating an Elluminate session with Alfie Kohn. The transition between both was hectic, frantic, and exhilarating. However, this incredible experience is due to my involvement with a Personal Learning Network (PLN) […]

Couples Twittering for Education- Phil and Jo Hart

Part I of Couples Twittering for Education In 2010, Twitter’s future seems uncertain. I am concerned with this news, because Twitter is my major source of communication and engagement with other educators. According to Bill Heil and Mikolaj Piskorski of the Harvard Business Review, a study showed that  10% of Twitter users accounted for over […]