Twitter = Time Turner for Me & You

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I have happily accepted that I am an “educational technology junkie”.  I love it. I spend a vast majority of my leisure time reading about instructional technology in professional journals and scouring educational blogs. I enjoy visiting classrooms to engage Continue reading Twitter = Time Turner for Me & You

Why Faculty Meetings Should Be Flipped

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Texting on smartphones? Chattering at tables? Staring off into the distance? Head bobbing as someone dozes off? Faculty meeting? Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but I bet all of these scenarios sound familiar when it comes to thinking about Continue reading Why Faculty Meetings Should Be Flipped

Using Social Media to Communicate with Parents

Time to do away with the trusty parent newsletter or phone call? Well … perhaps not yet, but the moment has come for teachers to reevaluate the means in which they communicate with parents about their children. Whether it’s as Continue reading Using Social Media to Communicate with Parents

From the Editor’s Desk: Attending to the Needs of our New Overlords

       Here’s an interesting juxtaposition. I was cleaning out my nightstand drawer (I do this once a decade or two), and discovered a Christmas gift I had forgotten: David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim’s The Intellectual Devotional, a collection of short Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Attending to the Needs of our New Overlords