This is what it's all about: young people using social media to their intellectual and professional advantage well before they're out of school – and with school helping them with that! What's the "this" I'm referring to? A USATODAY story about teachers, librarians, and media specialists helping students develop their own personal learning networks, using Twitter as the most common tool (this is … [Read more...] about Students’ PLNs: Great social media use!
What 21st-century learning does/doesn’t look like
This post points to how technology in the classroom is and isn't done properly in the classroom, thanks to teacher Vicki Davis writing in Edutopia and university student Hillary Reinsberg writing in the Huffington Post. Davis talks about helping students (in the first 5 min. of the first day) turn personal Web portals like My Yahoo or iGoogle into their own "personal learning networks" (PLNs) – … [Read more...] about What 21st-century learning does/doesn’t look like