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Every Educator A Connected-Educator: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Every Educator A Connected Educator. Why? Why Not! What is the case for connected educators? To begin, the image to our left is one we are familiar with. Let’s call it “traditional education.” Many educators, in fact, were educated this … Continue reading

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What is the Role of the Teacher in 21st Century Education?

I am a member of many professional learning communities. I do a tremendous amount of reading, trying to be at the cutting edge of knowledge in my field: education. Here’s what I mean when I say “cutting edge“: to be … Continue reading

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Announcing the Birth of the School Innovation Community: 50 Innovative Educators from all over Chile

Announcing the Birth of the School Innovation Community September 4, 2012 Source: Educación 2020 The Telefónica Foundation and the Education 2020 Foundation launched the School Innovation Community, a network that connects innovative teachers and enhances their good practice. Starting today … Continue reading

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2222 LinkedIn Connections: Two Thousand, Two Hundred & Twenty Two!

The PLN: Professional Learning Network [Paperback] My LinkedIn Connections continue to grow exponentially. Since June 21, 62,154 people have joined my professional learning network. That’s absolutely amazingly exponential growth. So let me repeat that number in words. Yes, I know … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education by Tom Whitby

Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education June 12, 2012 by tomwhitby http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/hypocrisy-in-the-profession-of-education/ Whenever I think of a teacher, I also think of a scholar. It has always been apparent to me that if one is to be an effective teacher, … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: The Day After

Above, to begin, we share the awesome image of what international collaboration and cooperation looks like. And now, first and foremost, we say, Thanks. ¡Muchas gracias amigos de Edcamp Delta! Thank you. As a matter of fact, Thank You to … Continue reading

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Professional Learning Communities: Good Things Happen When We Talk

Professional Learning Communities, as it has been put into practice by by LLCULLEN, are a “powerful force in creating school improvement and increasing student achievement“. Here I would suggest you don’t take my word for it. I could be wrong, … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: What Makes A Good Teacher (Michael Gove Responds)

Edcamp Santiago 2012. Maybe the question, “What makes a good teacher?”, is a bit difficult to give a precise answer to. Nonetheless, there ARE some people who are supposed to know, if for no reason other than they get paid … Continue reading

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International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL)

Today, I want to introduce to you, the frequent reader of this blog, and to you, the casual reader / accidental reader of this blog, an excellent, a truly great organization of higher education professionals. I am talking about the … Continue reading

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Dan Brown: An Open Letter to Educators

I came across this video today thanks to my search for a vid to go with my post about Open Educational Resources https://profesorbaker.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/the-urgency-of-teachers-sharing-resources-a-moral-imperative/. Dan Brown, who is not the author of the DaVinci Code, is a very articulate person. His … Continue reading

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