Social Networking

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1 Year Later- Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie


What is the first thing you think of when you think of Twitter?  Most people think of a popular social networking site that people use for socializing, sharing random opinions and befriending cool celebrities.  Think of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore.  Yes, they are no longer together.  But, they were one of the Twitter trend … Continue reading

The Times They are a-Changin’: How Gen Y Changed the Way We Learn


(Zach Buckley is new to the adaptivelearnin community. He will be a regular blog contributor. The article below is his first contribution. He adds insight into technology and generation Y. I’m from generation X, so reading his prospective is enlightening. Welcome Zach and enjoy his contribution!)   Generation Y refers to those of us born … Continue reading

Twitter #hashtag Education Chats: Social History Infographics


Compilation of Twitter #hashtag Education Chats- A One Month Social History from Feb. 22 to March 22, 2012. How does your favorite education chat compare? Who are the most influential Tweeters for your favorite education chat? *Please note that due to the enormous volume of education Twitter chats, I could not include all of them here.  I … Continue reading

To Twitterize or not to Twitterize…that is the question?


Twitter is a cultural phenomenon encompassing both personal and professional purposes.  I use Twitter professionally.  I just started using Twitter about 7 months ago.  I rebelled against using it for a few years.  I finally reluctantly joined after being persuaded by my husband that there were great benefits.  He said there were so many networking and … Continue reading

Social Media…bad for educators?! Not!…and Why?


Via Social Media in Education by James Hicks, The Tech Scoop Frown…social media for educators is bad!  Have you heard this time and time again? Roll of the eyes…social media has no place in education!  Have you heard this time and time again? Annoyed look…social media is a waste of time and it will take … Continue reading

Amazing Virtual Web 2.0 Choir by Eric Whitacre


Today I began searching Ted Talks for amazing lectures.  I came across this “Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong”.  It is absolutely amazing!  Breath-taking!  Please watch this…it’s a must see.  As a classically trained musician and teacher of ESL to students from around the world, I am naturally drawn to the virtual choir.  … Continue reading

Thankful…What my PLN and Readers mean to me.


Image by krossbow via Flickr Thanksgiving is soon approaching here in the United States. This is a holiday that we stop and say what we are thankful for. Reflecting on things we are grateful for brings perspective and keeps us balanced. My PLN and readers have taught me so much in such a short time. … Continue reading

How Scholars Use Twitter-Interesting Infographic of Early Research Results


More and more educators are using Twitter.  The use of Twitter by educators is something I highly support.  I think it is becoming an increasingly needed tool for collaboration, sharing of information, and developing our PLN’s (Personal Learning Networks).  Our PLN’s are important for learning and gaining more skill and knowledge for success in our … Continue reading

A Social Networking Space for Teachers of English Language Learners – National Writing Project


A Social Networking Space for Teachers of English Language Learners – National Writing Project.

Welcome to my Creative Learning Community!


I am excited to get this blog up and running.  The focus of this blog is to connect creative minds in the field of education who are passionate about thinking outside the box in developing instructional materials to meet the learning needs of students of all ages.  It is a community where we can share … Continue reading

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