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Tom Whitby FETC Interview

"Tom,  I like the snowflake analogy it is a great way of explaining the unique PLN's that we each develop.It is important that we teach this PLN development not only to our colleagues but also our students. I have had the experience of…"
Feb 17
Dan Gillmor and John Marsh are now friends
Sep 4, 2013
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Sep 27, 2012
Dan Gillmor shared Thomas Whitby's video on Twitter
Sep 27, 2012
Mary Briand and Dan Gillmor are now friends
May 1, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Jamie House's group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"Thanks Jamie - the students seemed to take a great deal away with them in the process. I really enjoyed the challenges that it brought to their level. It caused them to up their game quite a bit and they were really engaged in the process."
Apr 20, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Jamie House's group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"This was an interesting case study that my student in social 10 participated in. The class utilized a variety of tools and activities in completing this assignment in current events. Check it…"
Apr 18, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Michael Hutchison's group Social Studies Teachers
"I recently posted this article to my blog regarding a Kony 2012 current events case study that my grade 10 students conducted. Check it…"
Apr 18, 2012
Dan Gillmor and Diana are now friends
Apr 17, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Mentors/Partners!
"No worries I am available if you wish to make use of me. You did not have a section for nation on your firm I teach in Northern Alberta Canada. It sounds like a really great project. Good luck I look forward to hearing how you make out with the…"
Apr 17, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Mentors/Partners!
"I look forward to hearing from your students. I have filled out the information on google docs. If it does not go through let me know at captdan<at>gmail.com Talk to you soon."
Apr 16, 2012
Dan Gillmor replied to Thomas Whitby's discussion Share a Connected Experience.
"I have had a number of experiences in the last year or so that have left me feeling very connected. However, it was not until I found out the power of twitter as a professional tool that I have truly made the jump to feeling connected to fellow…"
Apr 11, 2012
Dan Gillmor commented on Michael Hutchison's group Social Studies Teachers
"Miss L I have not heard of it but I will be sure to google it unless you happen to have a link?"
Feb 29, 2012
Dan Gillmor and Miss L are now friends
Feb 29, 2012
Dan Gillmor posted a status
"Planning Social Justice Unit - really enjoy the challenge of planning a smoothly functioning unit. #edchat #abed #hfcrd"
Feb 29, 2012

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Cecilia Quenzer replied to Dorothy Hastings's discussion Obesity in School Going Kids
"That is great advise. I'm a school nurse and just completed by screenings at a small alternative school. To date, 25 percent of my students are obese. Just prepared a grant to remove the sugary drink from our school and install new options in…"
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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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