A beginner’s guide to Twitter for educators

Joining Twitter can be a career-altering event. For many of us the connections, support, and resources we gain from being part of a professional learning […]

Social media accessibility #EasierToRead

Accessibility of online materials should be on all our minds, all the time. Whether it’s the font type and size, colours, <alt> text and descriptions […]

Your vibe attracts your tribe: 3 steps for building a Personal Learning Network

I can do this. I am at one of the biggest tech conferences in the United States, all by myself, and I have no one […]

Shine Bright in 2019

Happy New Year! For those outside of education, the New Year is a time of renewal, a time to make new goals and plans to […]

Long road to ruin

I’ve borrowed the title for this post from Messers Grohl, Mendel, Smear, Hawkins and Shiflett … more commonly known as Foo Fighters. Why? Well, over […]

Reflections on obtaining a long term return on investment (ROI) in our current learning

From DSC: First of all, an excerpt from an email from RetrievalPractice.org: Last week, we talked about an activity we call Flash Forward. Simply ask your […]

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter: The 4 Minute Guide

Do you need some serious guidance on how to use Twitter hashtags?   You’re not alone.   Many online teachers and coaches don’t know how […]

What to Tweet: 10 Tweet Ideas for Online Teachers

Oh, what to tweet? What to tweet?   For many online teachers and coaches, finding something worthy to tweet about is a real dilemma.   […]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested uses for the classroom [frontierinternet.com]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested sses for the classroom — from frontierinternet.com; with thanks to Laura Tscholl, Communications Specialist | The Gateway […]

Conversations

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging, I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter […]

Teachers on Twitter: 20 Twitter Mistakes to Avoid!

It’s easy for teachers on Twitter to feel a little out of their depth.   You probably have zero time to learn about hashtags and […]

4 ways twitter bots can help save the world

The Good, the Bad, and the Bot   What does it look like when twitter bots work towards improving our world? Bots have a rightly […]

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