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Joining Online Communities

From Lurker to Participant (or at least working on it)

Over the past week, I have worked to join a few more online communities. While I may not keep up interactions in all communities, I appreciated exploring some new groupings. 701 more words

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PLE Reflection and Comparative Analysis

In looking at my PLE, I was able to visualize how I compartmentalize learning. The compartmentalization mirrors my life. For the most part, I keep my STEM career at USC separate from my adult education career at LAUSD. 342 more words

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Reflecting on My PLE


I enjoyed the process of creating this representation of my PLE. I usually shy away from artistic projects, feeling inadequate. However, the use and exploration of digital tools gets my creative juices flowing. 515 more words

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Why Twitter?

I have the pleasure to share how to use Twitter with several of my principal colleagues this week as we prepare to welcome our students and staffs back to school. 137 more words


When Part of Your Personal Learning Network Moves Away

This week, a member of my F2F PLN moved five states away to Virginia. We spent 13 hours on the road. I was driving the U-Haul and she played defense by opening up lane change options. 309 more words

Choice Stifles Learning for Educators

What is it about a mandated, contractually obligated, professional development conference that inspires some teachers and completely turns off many others? Why do some teachers glow with excitement at conferences and many others complain as they go through the motions? 952 more words


Real-Time and Live Virtual Professional Development

Live Twitter Chats

Before this module, I had never tried my hand at a Twitter chat. I was always intrigued, but mostly intimidated and apprehensive. I was thrilled to be pushed over the ledge with this assignment; I had no excuse but to give it a shot. 1,147 more words

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