Digital Collaboration for Learning In this day and age, educators must take responsibility for their own professional growth. Taking time to fully develop your personal learning environment (PLE) and your personal learning network (PLN) is tantamount to attending state conferences, local workshops, and edcamps, and the price is right! How many times have you been asked, … Continue reading Professional Development 365: Personalize Your Learning
The Classroom Management Secret
What's My Job? Every educator's very first priority is to maintain a safe and orderly classroom (or school if you're a principal). This comes well before teaching content, grading assignments, and serving cafeteria duty. Before we can begin to look at the importance of differentiation for diverse learners and strategic planning, common practices must be … Continue reading The Classroom Management Secret
Are Schools Losing the Social Media Race?
The thought recently occurred to me that in order to prepare our students for the future, school districts have to implement social media technology into the curriculum. Recently, one of my eleventh grade anatomy students (we'll call him Andy) raised his hand to be acknowledged and said frankly, "Mrs. McCullough, you do know that today's … Continue reading Are Schools Losing the Social Media Race?