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Educators’ Response to Fake News

There is a growing debate in the U. S. regarding the prevalence of fake news within mainstream media.

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Summer Planning: Identifying the Right MOOC for You

It is hard to believe that July is just around the corner, and in the life of a teacher that means the summer is nearly over. If you are still making … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Planning: Do You Have a PLN?

Three years ago, if a friend had asked me if I had a PLN, I would have answered with a resounding NO! Three short years ago, I didn’t think I had the time or … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can Texting Improve Children’s Spelling and Grammar?

  A new study, found on the Telegraph.co.uk, suggests that “texting may improve children’s spelling and grammar because using abbreviations such as ‘gr8’ makes them think about language phonetically.” This new data … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Power of Twitter for Educators

    Just a few short years ago, no one could have ever told me I would be writing a blog post strongly encouraging teachers to use Twitter as a … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Myth about Social Media in the Classroom | Edutopia

Believe it or not there is a myth about social media in the classroom. Many believe the use of social media in the classroom will create even more distractions for … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Read This Now! Creative Technology

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with.  In this week’s Read This Now! entry, I would like to share an … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Read This Now!

In this week’s Read This Now entry, I would like to share a video series from Edutopia that will take you directly inside the classrooms of talented educators who are actively using … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment