Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

Category for different ways to teach using 21st century skills and discussions about the framework and best practices

Kindergartners, Twitter and Common Core: The power of connected learning!

Kindergartners, Twitter and Common Core: The power of connected learning! A must share proposal from @BMcClelland24 Last Monday (June 24) I had facilitated a full day workshop titled, Teaching and Learning for the Digital Age, for about 40 teachers in my … Continue reading

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Social Media: The “Peloton” of Learning

Making Sense of SOCIAL MEDIA and its Impact on Learning Metaphorically Speaking “The Peloton of Learning” Ten years and thirty pounds ago, I was a pretty serious cyclist. In fact I had competed in over 50 triathlons, and spent many … Continue reading

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Animoto in Edu

Follow up to yesterday’s posting…. So, I have recieved my free unlimited account to Animoto.  Their response time was great.  If you are an educator, please get started using this in your classroom.  In an effort to show my teachers … Continue reading

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Back to School

With each new school year I become more and more anxious and excited for a new set of learning opportunities.   When I say learning, I refer to my one on one interactions and digital interactions with my fellow administrators, teachers and of course our students.  On … Continue reading

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ASSET 2008

Happy St. Patty’s Day to all.  Today I am attending the 2008 ASSET technology conference with 800 other educators.  This is always a very exciting conference.  Its great to see all the educators from across Long Island, as well as … Continue reading

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School Leadership

I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you a new site I launched with Mike Keany, Director of Long Island School Leadership.  As Mike puts it, this site is a “town hall” for school leaders.  Please check out … Continue reading

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Should We Be Teaching Web 2.0?

I can remember the first time I used the Internet for research.  I can remember the first time I connected with others and created my new network for learning.  That was back in the late 90’s.  It was an empowering … Continue reading

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