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Into the Driver's Seat
Building the independence of learners through thoughtful uses of technology
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Heyjude ~ Learning in an online world

Heyjude ~ Learning in an online world | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Content curation is part of an overall strategy to tame information chaos. For me, it’s all about knowing, learning, sharing and teaching, all in one! 

 

Here I am exploring the concept, theory and practice of social networking technologies within the context of libraries and the work of information professionals.  

 

 


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Tweeting for teachers: how can social media support teacher professional development?  | Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning

Tweeting for teachers: how can social media support teacher professional development?  | Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Report by Julie McCulloch, Ewan McIntosh and Tom Barrett

1: How are teachers and other educators currently using social media to aid their professional development, and what do they and their students gain from it?

2: What evidence is there for the benefits of peer-to-peer CPD, and for using social media in this way?

3: What can teaching learn from how business uses social media to drive improvement?


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Social Media and Schools as Professional Learning Communities: Building Your Personal Network with Twitter

Social Media and Schools as Professional Learning Communities: Building Your Personal Network with Twitter | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Excellent in depth article on Twitter as professional learning source - from Brisbane Catholic Education’s Information and Resourcing Centre. "The power of Twitter is that it places the teacher at the centre of a network to which all parts are equally accessible. Teachers who use Twitter can access not only traditional sources of information, but also the expertise and advice of internationally renowned experts from across many fields within and beyond education. Research has identified six ‘common patterns of participation’ for users of Twitter..."


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Kay Oddone's comment, October 19, 2011 5:52 PM
Thank you for sharing our ResourceLink blog post - I'm so thrilled that our work is being shared so widely! Kay Cantwell, Education Officer: Digital Learning, ResourceLink, Brisbane Catholic Education, Qld Australia.

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Pearson & NoTosh Report: Supporting Teacher CPD with Social Media | NoTosh

Pearson & NoTosh Report: Supporting Teacher CPD with Social Media | NoTosh | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

A new report published jointly by Pearson and NoTosh recommends that teachers should use Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools to improve their classroom skills.

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