Since it is officially “Connected Educators Month,” as declared by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, I thought I would share an item from Edutopia that I came across earlier today. It is a blog about getting teachers “into” technology. the blogger the director of instructional technology for a school district in Colorado, and discusses her “take-aways” from a conference she attended. Read on.
This item is from today’s inbox. Although it speaks to postsecondary students, there are ways to apply the use of Twitter–and other online social facilities–to enhance learning at any level. In the past, I have re-posted or re-blogged material from other blog sites that deal with digital education and enhancing traditional classrooms with digital media. Here is another article to consider.
The summer break is only half over. You still have time to add to your online teaching skills by participating in free professional development webinars, following bloggers specializing in virtual teaching, and participating in the Back-to-School Olympics.