Growing Your Personal Learning Network

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Summertime is here. It’s every teacher’s favorite season. In addition to having time to relax, summer is the perfect time for learning something new professionally – without the daily pressure of school work. A wonderful thing about the Internet is that makes it easy to learn new skills and connect with like-minded individuals. Many educators embrace this concept … read more »


Take 5: EdTech Temperature Check with Dr. Ruth Okoye

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Let’s take an ‘EdTech Temperature Check’ in five questions with Dr. Ruth Okoye. Dr. Ruth is a veteran urban educator, passionate EdTech Coach, and current Director of K12 Initiatives for The Source for Learning. I caught up with her in cyberspace (of course) as she was in the throes of finalizing resources for an ISTE … read more »


Create a Summer Science List

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Most schools and teachers prepare summer reading lists for students, but have you considered creating a summer science list? Summer is the perfect opportunity for students to explore science concepts through online videos, hands-on projects, and digital learning courses. Now is the time to consider options to share with your students for interesting science activities … read more »


Have You Heard? It’s Not About Perfect…

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I am always inspired when I read this quote by personal trainer, author, and TV personality, Jillian Michaels. By taking ‘perfection‘ out of the equation, the goal I am aiming for suddenly becomes doable for me. She is telling us that it will take work and that we need to stay focused, to be consistent, and … read more »