Category Archives: Social Networking

Thou Shalt Not Be Social

I’m not sure what people are thinking when they are banning social media. First, that is a great way to market your programs, schools, businesses. Everyone is online constantly and seeing what is going on in the world. Why would … Continue reading

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Making the most of your PLN

There are many educators out there that still need to find a Personal (or Professional) Learning Network (PLN). Wikipedia defines a PLN as a group of people that helps you learn, even if you don’t know them. You can find … Continue reading

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Top 5 Achievements of 2010-11 School Year

Disclaimer: Taking a post for reflection before finishing the book “The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS”. It’s May 31. I finished the school year with students last Tuesday. Summer starts! Yesterday was Memorial Day, which many refer to the weekend being the … Continue reading

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A Great Leader’s Last Day

Today is the last day of the school year. As I look back at my first year at Turning Point Learning Center, I think about all the changes in my life that have happened. I look at all the things that … Continue reading

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Media Multitasking or Multi-Distracting?

I just finished readying the article Media Multitasking Is Really Multi-Distracting on the Science Daily website. I’m not really sure if I agree with the distracting part of the story. As I write this I am watching tv and working … Continue reading

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Early Morning Thoughts

My last post that I wrote was about social networking. I have enjoyed getting many resources from Twitter and Plurk, but didn’t see the real effect until last night. Shortly after 9pm on May 1, 2011, I was sitting at … Continue reading

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Do you (Insert Social Network)?

You can’t get away from it anymore. Facebook, Twitter, Ning, edmodo, Plurk, LinkedIn, Flickr, Blogspot, WordPress, diigo . . . .  the list goes on and on. How much social networking do you do? First, if you’re reading this, then you … Continue reading

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Posting Something Fun

As John says in Writing at Gunpoint, I felt like sharing something fun I saw today thanks to my Personal Learning Network. These two dogs are very well behaved in the video. I was really impressed. It says it’s in … Continue reading

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End of a Trip

I’m writing this while sitting in the back seat of a car. The past week I have been on Spring Break. It was the first time I was on a train, the first time to Chicago, and the first time … Continue reading

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A Catch All on a Sunday

Well, on Friday I did my first single presentation. It was a great experience. I shared several different math websites to help with learning. Since then I found a few stories about math and how it is taught in today’s … Continue reading

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