What Are Your Plans for Digital Learning Day 2014?

Have you ever heard of Digital Learning Day?  Yeah, me neither!  I saw someone post something on Twitter about it, so I had to check it out.  Apparently, it’s a pretty big deal, and it’s taking place on February 5, 2014!  According to the website, www.digitallearningday.org,…

What is Content Curation and Why is it Important?

Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest, blogs, wikis, and the list goes on and on.  In a previous post, I talked about how easy it is in our digital world to get totally overloaded and overwhelmed with the constant barrage of information coming at us from all directions.  Especially those…

Going 1:1, Part 2: Teacher Challenges

The biggest challenge that I have heard teachers talk about is not having the time to not only learn the new technology, but to plan and implement it as well.  As educators, we all know that “teacher” is only one of many roles we play…

The Blue Birds are Tweeting Part 3

We’ve all heard the abbreviation “PLN”, which stands for Personal Learning Network.  If we take each word separately, we can easily define a PLN as a network of people and resources used by an individual for the purposes of learning.  If we use the definition…