Tag: PLN

Advice for a school new to BYOD

A dear friend at St. Peters Lutheran School in Blackwood, South Australia, asked for wisdom as they trial a BYOD program.  I can’t promise any wisdom here, but here’s my 5-minute attempt to hammer out my top 10 tips.  I’d

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Changing “tech-reluctant staff”

Change is not easy in the education world.  Consider this version of the old “light bulb” joke: How many teachers does it take to change a light-bulb? Well hang on a minute! You can’t go changing a light-bulb just like

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Confessions of a Webflower

I’m a serious life-long learner and appreciate opportunities from time to time to attend webinars to learn something new. However, I hate showing up to a webinar to find I’m the only attendee, or just one of a few.  I

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Keeping Up and Staying Connected: Growing your professional learning network

Last week I did an afternoon of staff development with the faculty of Pacific Lutheran High School in Torrance, California. The title I put on this presentation was “Keeping Up and Staying Connected: Growing your professional learning network”.  I think

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2-Minute Tech Challenges from Randy Rodgers

This is good stuff for teachers with very small chunks of time in their day for learning new things… Randy Rodgers has a series going on this past month on his blog that I assume will continue.  He calls it

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Using Google Reader to follow all your favorite blogs

A critical subset of my “personal learning network” includes blogs of other professionals (see my PLN workshop for teachers here).  There are literally dozens of blogs that I like to follow on a near-daily basis.  But, rather than having to go

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