Category Archives: Social Media

Developing a Virtual Learning Community – #T3Learns session

How might we stay connected, offer additional ideas, and share experiences with others? What if we leverage social media tools? How might we continue to lead learning without stretching ourselves too thin? How might we continue to contribute to our learning community … Continue reading

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Building a (Virtual) Learning Community – #T3Learns

Gotta ask…how are you using social media for learning? If you are teaching in isolation, what steps are you taking to build a learning network? What if your peers are all over the world rather than just in your building? … Continue reading

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#TrinityLearns integrated studies (week 3)

When we have the opportunity to see what happens in other parts of our community, we begin to connect ideas and experiences. Alpin Hong and Jun-Ching Lin surprised our 6th graders with visit and a brilliant lesson on harmony, color … Continue reading

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Job-embedded PD: Twitter for Learning

To pursue bright spots is to ask the question “What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. (p. 45, Heath and Heath) … Continue reading

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Job-embedded PD: MyLearningEdu 1.5

If we want to support students in learning, and we believe that learning is a product of thinking, then we need to be clear about what we are trying to support. (Ritchhart, Church, and Morrison, 5 pag.) Interested in e-portfolios? If we want our young … Continue reading

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#TrinityLearns Community (week 2)

What did you do at school today? Or, better yet, what happened at school today? There are many days that I know what I did, but I wonder what else happened.  What if we leveraged technology to learn and share, … Continue reading

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Feedback: Pre-Planning Schedule – community learning

Another question I should have asked in my previous post, Back to school: Pre-Planning Schedule – community learning, is about feedback for learning.  Do we ask our learners (teachers or and students) what they liked, what they wished might be different, … Continue reading

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#TrinityLearns Community (week 1)

It was a busy first week of school getting acquainted with each other, making new friends, and learning together.  We believe in having a strong sense of community, balancing tradition with a forward-thinking philosophy, having a child-centered focus, and personalizing … Continue reading

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Back to school: Pre-Planning Schedule – community learning

How do we model the learning that we want to see in our classrooms?  Do we put emphasis on building relationships in our community as we learn and work together?  Do we use technology in faculty meetings the way we … Continue reading

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CBL PD: Tweet Tweet – All the basics a Twitter Beginner #TrinityLearns #brightspots

For this Wednesday’s Faculty Forum (I want to learn… and I can teach…), I facilitated a workshop on Twitter.  I invited Samantha Steinberg (@spsteinberg), a new-to-Twitter friend and colleague, to guide this learning experience with me.  We had 2 session … Continue reading

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