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My #PLN Gets PERSONAL

My middle daughter is leaving home. Middle (smartphone and laptop attached to her body) is beginning her freshman year at MSU.  This collegiate move coincides with her big sister’s move to a 4th grade teaching position in Colorado (smartphone and my old car attached to her body).  With Big and Middle happily off finding their […]

Oakland Schools

High School Principal Tweets #GRAD2013

…connecting with (and SHOCKING) his graduating seniors! Forget Facebook. Teens have taken over Twitter! They have condensed their thoughts and recorded their actions into meme-like tweets of 140 characters, and have learned to live instantly and publicly via their smartphones. This is a culture. Educators are recognizing Twitter as a legitimate forum for teens (and […]

Oakland Schools

R U TEXTING while TEACHING? (Stop!…and do THIS first!)

I’d like to be able to say that I am a native, Social Media first-adopter, but I’m not nearly that cool. I jumped into Social Media about 5 years ago purely out of desperation: my oldest daughter left for college and her only known form of human communication was texting. I clearly remember my proud […]