Oct 24

Twitter and the PLC

Here is an example of a whole new way to form a meaningful PLC.  Hillsborough Township’s Assistant Superintendent Scott Rocco and a colleague meet with fellow administrators using Twitter every Saturday morning at 7:30 am (#satchat).  They started with a small group of educators they knew.  They are up to about 200 worldwide participants.  Here Scott is on NPR discussing his Saturday chats.

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Oct 15

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) webinars

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and ISTE’s SIGMS (special interest group/media specialists) offer high quality tech training specifically geared to educators.

One Tool at a Time: Build Your Toolbelt is a monthly webinar series brought to you by ISTE’s SIGMS and SIGILT.  Each webinar lasts 30 minutes and will focus on a particular tool.  Classroom integration strategies will be highlighted and there will be time for discussion.

The next webinar series starts on October 25 at 7 pm CST.  The subject is Power Searching With Google presented by Stephanie DeYoung.