This week's #edchat topic hit like a blunt instrument: "What should we cut?" As a first-year middle school teacher in Raleigh, NC our guest blogger this week, Luke Miles (@lhmiles2) had some interesting perspectives. Here's his summary of the chat...Read More.
Editor's note: Gail Desler is our guest blogger today. She is a technology integration specialist for the Elk Grove School District near Sacramento, CA, and is passionate about the use of tech tools to facilitate new means of expression, collaboration and connection.
A poem...Read More.
Most people won't argue with the statement that our current education system's primary goals are not to ignite/support educators' passions. With standardized testing, budget cuts, Race to the Top and on and on, how do educators hold onto the passion of teaching?
Teacher Derrall Garrison...Read More.
Did you ever know someone who wanted to be a teacher? Chances are they didn't go through with it or they quit within the first five years. The fundamental question must be asked, "How do we attract and retain great teachers in education?" Teacher Joe Bower (known as...Read More.
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach on Twitter) emerged as a leader in the afternoon #edchat, where forward-thinking educators from around the world connect and discuss different issues of the day. Her tweets during the chat reflected her knowledge...Read More.
Much big news in the education world of late. While fifteen Race to the Top finalists were just announced, both higher ed and K-12 educators across California and other cities are protesting...Read More.
Nicholas Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher on Twitter) has been an active participant in the regular Tuesday morning #edchat, where forward-thinking educators from around the world connect and discuss different issues of the day. His...Read More.
Cheska Lorena (@MissCheska) is a self-described "twenty-something New Jersey native, certified HS biology teacher, and a huge ed-tech enthusiast." A native of digital communities, she was the natural choice for this week's #edchat....Read More.
This week's #edchat blogger is Berni Wall (@rliberni), who beautifully captured the vasty and wily topic of equitable access to technology and tech literacy. Feel free to share your comments in the space below this blog.