An Introduction to The Social Learning Theory

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Have you heard of the Social Learning Theory?  Don’t worry, I’m not going to take you back to the intro to education classes you sat through in your college days and bore you with theoretical jargon.  Rather, I am going to introduce you to a theory that I feel we must embrace as educators in the … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Canva

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As teachers, our digital resiliency is usually put to the test quite often. I recently had one of those experiences when I had to write the TeachersFirst weekly update using a new template. The biggest challenge for me was making the images fit in the template and have it work in all different types of browsers … read more »


Take 5: EdTech Temperature Check with Louise Maine

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This month’s ‘EdTech Temperature Check’ in five questions takes us to a famous little rural borough in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. Early in February, the eyes of the nation were focused on Gobbler’s Knob and whether Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog, would see his shadow…or not. Well, he did and so foretold six more weeks … read more »


10 Edge Resources for Digital Learning Day

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Mark your calendar to celebrate Digital Learning Day this February 23 with educators from around the globe. This day highlights excellent teaching with technology and promotes the use of digital learning tools to improve the learning experience of our students. Digital Learning Day 2017 (#DLDay) provides an excellent opportunity to try a new digital tool … read more »