An Important Milestone – #RSCON3

The third Reform Symposium e-Conference has broadened my horizons and expanded my PLN. It is hard to describe the Reform Symposium e-Conference, but the words ‘inspiring’, ‘informative’, and ‘insightful’ come to mind. #RSCON3 was a wonderful opportunity to connect, learn and share with new and experienced teachers around the world; and it will have tangible […]

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“What the heck is a PLN?” @ #RSCON3 (Video)

This Weekend, we kick off the third Reform Symposium eConference (#RSCON3)! What the heck is a PLN?: Personal Learning Networks for Educators When? 8.30AM Australian Western Standard Time (Please check the schedule for your timezone – this is just before the Closing Keynote on Day 1)   Where? Please click on this link to access […]

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Am I a ‘Techie Teacher’?

I’m a young teacher with a passion for ICT and modest technical skills; and I’m starting to question how my ideas are influencing my classroom teaching practice.    cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by austinevan: http://flickr.com/photos/austinevan/2296270551/   I’m a teacher. ICT and Web 2.0 are part of what I do I see myself […]

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Looking Forward to #RSCON3

Six months ago, I’d never heard of the Reform Symposium Virtual Conference; the fantastic, FREE, online global education conference presented by teachers for teachers. That all changed when I attended #RSCON11 in January this year; an event which attracted 4 100 global participants, and marked the birth of my Twitter PLN. And, now to my […]

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A Connected Teacher’s Balancing Act

Over the past 6 months, I have invested a significant amount of time and effort building my online Personal Learning Network. In recent times; however, I have come to the gradual (and extremely reluctant) realisation that I need to find a balance in my online interactions. Attribution: Image from the Daring Librarian. Image: ‘PLN_DimSum‘: http://www.flickr.com/photos/43666171@N07/4806404770 […]

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Guest Post: Classroom Management – Donald Trump Style

  In today’s guest post, Sam Rangel (@samrangelSITC) from SuccessintheClassroom.com explores some of the key elements of an effective classroom management approach, sharing the benefits of his 20+ years middle school (Yrs 6-8) teaching experience in California, USA.  As a new teacher, I’ve found the SuccessintheClassroom blog to be an extremely relevant & practical professional learning […]

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