The NASSCOM India Leadership Forum has multiple tracks based on theme. It also has a track that takes place in a large room with roundtables and a designated discussion topic and facilitator. These sessions are not for presentations, but for...
In the current constrained financial climate, this type of low cost, self-directed teacher development is interesting. Might the spread of such informal, peer-based, online CPD help to support the drive to raise teaching standards at minimal cost? This report explores this question, focusing on:
• how teachers and other educators are currently using social media to aid their professional development, and what they and their students gain from it;
• what evidence there is for the benefits of peer-to-peer teacher CPD, and for using social media in this way; and
• what teaching can learn from industry in this respect.
Drawing on emerging academic research in this area, and on the experience of trailblazing teachers, it recommends ways in which school leaders and policymakers can exploit the benefits of social media for effective and affordable teacher professional development.
I don't know you, but for me, images are very important. A text without an image, is like a sky without stars. For this reason, I like this post with several ressources, maybe you too! [note Martin Gysler]
“Hey, I’ve seen that image before. Actually, I’ve seen it many times before.”
Images allow you to express what words can’t.
They draw the viewer in and elicit an emotional impact, providing your users with information while confirming that what your selling or promoting is real.
There are many affordable options available to purchase stock photography. This may be a blessing or a curse. Affordability often comes at the cost of originality.
It’s important to consider your ideals and the image’s ability to illustrate a concept perfectly. But consider originality as well. You wouldn’t want to fall into the trap of using cliche imagery because it’s easy and convenient.
It's 2012, and yet I feel more calm about our future than ever before. The Internet has saved our asses, and we should celebrate. I've been on the Web for a long time, but every once in a while I have one of those tremendous ...
Dave Cutler is trying to find a job. He’s also trying to break into the social media field. So it made perfect sense for him to launch a job search campaign using every social media tool he could think of.
Updating your status on LinkedIn can both help and hurt you on LinkedIn. Used properly, they can be a very powerful component of your LinkedIn strategy. On this post I'll focus on how they can help you.
[You can use the Big 4 online Answer Sites for market research, content ideas, and to build credibility and thought leadership for you and your company. Here's how.]
An ideal connection between social media and search might just be “Answer” sites. The essential concept behind an answer site is that visitors can post a question eager to get it answered by someone considered an expert, who is knowledgeable in the subject matter. The response could also be powered by public knowledge with consensus determining the “best” answer. Answer sites offer users the capability to be both the inquisitor and the expert. More often than not, in basic human interaction, we can answer each others’ questions based on our own personal familiarity. We can achieve this on a massive scale using these Answer Sites.
Create Content That Answers Your Customers’ Questions
There's no way around it. If you want to snag a great job at a hot tech company, you have to be on LinkedIn. But what exactly inspires these companies to call you? How should you spiff up your LinkedIn profile to get...
LinkedIn's list of apps is relatively small compared to other popular marketplaces, but what the site lacks in quantity it makes up in quality. The majority of LinkedIn apps are undiscovered gems, assuming you frequent the ...