Monday, November 21, 2011
Take a look at suggested Facebook pages helpful for teachers:
Suggestions from Emerging Ed Tech:
1. Facebook In Education
2. National Education Association
4. NAEYC -- National Association for the Education of Young Children
8. Education Week
9. Free Technology For Teachers
10. Connect A Million Minds
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Polling Students and posting class notes seem really useful to me!
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
- New Trier Library
- AP US (where we looked at students raising questions and teacher responses) and
- IGSS, Integrated Global Studies School (with pictures from a recent field trip, information like Safe Rides of interest to students)
She discussed not friending people and setting up the page with a gmail account. An issue, in her view, is the frequent changes to settings and language (e.g., friend, fan, and like) which Facebook imposes. As a group, we commented upon the amount of information which is available (often permanently so) from personal pages.
- The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference is this Wednesday and Thursday, November 2 - 4, all online, all free. As of today, there are 5,000 registrations for the conference from 151 countries!
Keynote speakers, including Sandra Hirsch and Steve Abram, are profiled here. Topics include Exploring what a connected world of continuous computing means for twenty- first century library service. (11/2, 8pm CDT) and The experience of information literacy and learning (11/3 5am (from Australia) CDT). Many, many other sessions are available over the 2 day conference time.
And coming soon:
- The 2011 Global Education Conference is November 14 - 18.
Another fun place for experimenting was presented at the recent NICE meeting: Trendmaps for Twitter, including specifics for each country, like Spain, allows students and teachers to see what the big topics are around the world and in other languages.
The next Am Exchange meeting will be held, Tuesday, November 15th at 7:30am in the Library. Agenda topics will include Today’s Meet and how to set up a back channel discussion in your classroom (Peter Tragos presenting).
In attendance: Raquelle Brennan, Judy Gressel, Andy Horne, Erika Immel, Julia Kessel, Linda Straube and Matt Stuczynski.