PLNs for ALL
3.5K views | +0 today
Follow
PLNs for ALL
Collection of Great Ideas from the Best Minds
Curated by Kevin Biles
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

20 Blogs About Mobile Learning Worth Following

20 Blogs About Mobile Learning Worth Following | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Not even one decade ago, educators considered cell phones and laptops a most egregious classroom distraction. These days, though, many tech-savvy teachers actively try to incorporate them into engaging lessons rather than snatching them away.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network

Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
How should you start your personal learning network? What are other teachers doing to learn from one another? Why isn't there a simple and easy-to-implement guide to building your very own PLN? Now there is ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

elearn Magazine: How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network?

elearn Magazine: How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network? | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Twitter and the Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are a connected educator, chances are that you have often seen these two terms used together and, perhaps like me, you have wondered what's th...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

The De-tech-tive 4 Teachers: E-Portfolios: Celebrating Student Success in the 21st Century

The De-tech-tive 4 Teachers: E-Portfolios: Celebrating Student Success in the 21st Century | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Biles from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it

TWITTER TRANSFORMS EDUCATORS


Before the advent of Twitter, most educators I know had limited opportunities to collaborate with colleagues outside their building. Some subscribed to listservs or participated in online forums, but these outlets lacked critical mass; teachers also networked at in-person conferences and training sessions, but these isolated events didn't provide ongoing support.

 

Enter Twitter. I've heard many educators say that Twitter is the most effective way to collaborate and that they've learned more with Twitter than they have from years of formal professional development.

 

Here are some of the specific ways educators are using Twitter to collaborate:

 

Read more:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2012/09/how-twitter-is-reinventing-collaboration-among-educators272.html

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Sonia Thomas's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:53 PM

Twitter provides a great opportunity to collaborate with educators outside of your local physical community. The exchange of ideas and perspectives can reenergize your career. “Twitter is often just the introduction — the virtual handshake that opens the door to a deeper collaboration”

Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Can Learning Really Be Fun and Games?

Can Learning Really Be Fun and Games? | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/OSJ5LwAXxLk For those wondering what a game-based classroom looks like in a traditional school, take a peek into Ananth Pai's third-grade cla...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

21 Things for the 21st Century Administrator

21 Things for the 21st Century Administrator | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
The purpose of this resource is to provide ”Just in Time” training through an online interface for K-12 administrators based on the National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

http://www.ted.com We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, p...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed | Learning in the Social Workplace

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed | Learning in the Social Workplace | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Tweet TweetThis year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Biles from ConnectEd Scoops
Scoop.it!

"To believe in teachers means to trust them with full and professional authority!"

"To believe in teachers means to trust them with full and professional authority!" | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it

What It Means to 'Believe in Teachers'

 

Teacher partnerships give educators freedom coupled with real responsibility for school results, writes Kim Farris-Berg.


Via Mel Riddile, Tom Whitford
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Biles from ConnectEd Scoops
Scoop.it!

Teaching Listening Skills: 5 ways to listen better | TED.com

Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better. TED Talks In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world.
Via Mel Riddile, Tom Whitford
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Skills Every 21st-C Teacher Should Know

Skills Every 21st-C Teacher Should Know | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
What does it mean to master the 21st century skills every teacher should know? Susan Lucille Davis has answers.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Biles from Shifting Learning
Scoop.it!

Education I Wish i Had

In the world of educational technology, we often hear Pedagogy Before the Technology. hmmmm . . . really? By Jackie Gerstein


Via David Truss
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Biles
Scoop.it!

Fostering creativity: Education -- and the economy -- depend on it

Fostering creativity: Education -- and the economy -- depend on it | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
To the Editor: As a musician and composer, I obviously put a premium on creativity. But, in my work as a teacher and fine arts administrator, I believe creativity is an even more important quality.
more...
No comment yet.