I have a wonderful colleague, @NemetzMark (please follow him), who is working on building up his social media presence and asked me about filtering in Twitter. As he starts following more and more people he feels like the most important Tweets are getting buried (don’t we all?). So how can he just see the top people he follows? If you have this same burning question take a look at the screencast I created. Hope this helps!… Continue reading
As part of my ISTE Certification, I had the opportunity to explore various options related to Digital Citizenship (one of the seven ISTE Standards for students). One of the options I chose was to review the privacy policies of a few of the websites I use.
The number one resource in my tech toolbelt is Google, so that was an obvious place to start. Next, while I don’t use Facebook I know there has been a lot of controversy surrounding the site so I decided to see what that was all about. My recent professional goal… Continue reading
It’s been several weeks since ISTE 2018 and I finally find myself in a place where I can share my experience. Not only was this my first ISTE conference, but I was also fortunate enough to be a presenter and a student in the first ISTE Certification program! All of which has been so overwhelming, I am not even sure how to put it in writing. So, I will try by chunking it out…
I had the unbelievable honor to be chosen as one of the 30… Continue reading
I recently read an article (I’m sorry I don’t have the link handy) whereby a study was done that showed graduating high school students have no idea how to effectively search information. Part of the problem is that many teachers don’t know how to search. Here’s a great post that not only gives some tips for searching with Google but also a bunch of other Google uses. I use Google extensively and am always shocked when people pay for services that Google freely offrers for free… Continue reading
17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times is a cute post with some helpful ideas to bring your classroom into the 21st Century. Be sure and read the comments as there are good tips there as well!… Continue reading