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Social Media as a Lever, Gamification and Gamified Learning at eLCC 2015 #eLearningCO

I had the honor of presenting at last week’s eLearning Consortium of Colorado‘s (eLCC) annual conference in Breckenridge, Colorado. Several attendees stayed an extra night due to the typical eLCC conference weather and I was relieved to make it home on time. 152 more words

Social Media in Education

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Social media has fundamentally changed the way people communicate in the 21st century. The participation in social media is inevitable and impossible to eliminate.  644 more words

Social Media In Education

Creating and Composing in a Digital Writing Workshop

This post originally appeared on our blog Inquiry Live in the Classroom on November 5th, 2014.  We felt that the content and ideas were consistent with the message of our new blog and that it was important enough to repost. 1,500 more words

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Inquiry Across the Ocean

My fifth grade students have been growing connections with other fifth grade classrooms through Twitter.  One of our friend classes is @5bfish, a group of students based in Hawaii.   461 more words

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Three Ways to Start Using Social Media In Your Reading Community Now

This year we’ve been working on harnessing the power of Social Media to build a reading community.  This community is both within and beyond our classroom.   496 more words

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