I have been debating on writing this post for awhile, because this is a completely new experience for me. I have had life-changing news recently and couldn’t decide how to let you know. How much do we reveal? How much is too much? What is the correct way to approach this situation? Should I even […]

Why Do We Connect? Video Project

Starting next Sunday, I will begin presenting about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). My presentation will take place at the TESOL Greece conference and two weeks later I will give a similar presentation at the ISTEK conference in Istanbul, Turkey.  I am deeply passionate about my topic. I believe that if every educator was part of […]

February in Review

February 2010! February has been quite a journey as I have traveled and prepared for several upcoming presentations in March. This means you probably have been busy catching up as well and may have missed some of the tips, resources, and tools I have been sharing. What you might have missed… Your favorite posts this […]

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 […]

PLNs- Be A Mentor

Many of us have experienced the benefits of Personal Learning Networks (PLN), which include access to a 24/7 network of resource-sharers, SMEs (subject matter experts), supporters, and friends access to resources when we need it extended professional development in the learning style we like best wheter it is a video, blog post, podcast, webinar, or […]

Goal: Pass the Baton

Part of the 30 Goals 2010 Challenge Series As educators we tend to be very giving people and volunteer our time to help others. In this way, education is a significant profession. I am fortunate to have been involved in many incredible projects. Along the way, I realized that some of these projects either no […]

What Did They Tweet?

January’s final edition of the What Did They Tweet weekly series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted in education and social media this week. TED Video: When Kids Believe They Can @Flourishingkids shared this TED video, Kiran Bir Sethi Teaches Kids to Take Charge. See the inspiring stories of kids taking charge. […]

Goal: Make A Connection

Part of the Goals 2010 Challenge Series, Goal 10 Months after joining Twitter, I got the bug to meet my new friends face to face. After all, I had to see if this virtual relationship would extend to the physical world! Also, I had to prove to myself I was not nutty like many of […]

Resources for Resolutions & Reflection

Part of the Cool Sites weekly series! It’s that time of year when we reflect upon what we have achieved personally and professionally. The first week of January is when I usually begin mapping out these goals and delineating my plan of action for achieving these goals. In a later post, I will share with you […]

Most Teachers Don't Live There…

While taking time to edify myself by reading some intriguing posts by those in my blog roll, I came across this comment: “For teachers who spend time there, blog-tweet world is like King Solomon’s Mines, full of riches and constantly replenished with new ideas and links. But most teachers don’t live there. This is sad […]