Let’s Talk About: Embracing Your Geekness

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July 13th is “Embrace your Geekness” day.  I just found out, and I’m very excited! If you were called a “geek”  in the late 20th century, it meant that you were smart and tech-savvy. Today if you are a “geek” it means that you are an expert or well-informed enthusiast of almost any distinct social … read more »


Summer Assignment: Build that PLN!

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Are you counting down the days until summer vacation?  I mean, did I really need to ask that question?! I remember one of the hardest parts of transitioning from a teacher to an administrator was not getting to have that feeling of pure exhilaration and excitement going into summer break.  It’s a time to recharge, … read more »


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 »


Are You a Twitter Lurker or a Twitter Contributor?

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I admit it; I am more of a lurker on Twitter than a contributor. I follow many of the most respected names in education and marvel at their ideas and ability to share with others. Every once in a while, I’ll retweet something I find especially interesting or notable. Rarely do I add my thoughts … read more »