Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 02/13/2011

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Lessondepot February 13, 2011 - 6:29 pm

Lesson Depot has Lesson Plan Templates: Lesson Plan Templates

teachersecrets.blogspot.com February 13, 2011 - 7:04 pm

Ha. Where I am from, our Chief Information Officer has a love hate thing going with face book and twitter. We all know how useful they can be or how destructive to a teacher’s career when they don’t use caution in accepting friends or posting information about themselves.

Jacob Gonyea February 18, 2011 - 6:11 am

Yes, I believe with the recent advent of social media and it’s power to create social change in comparison with Twitter in countries like Egypt, it can indeed take the place of traditional websites.

Cornelia Ramirez February 18, 2011 - 4:04 pm

YEs, I agree with you. Facebook is now a widespread used in the net in terms of making some fame for such a produc by having tons of followers when others don’t even understand or doesn’t even know what they are following.


Anurag@synsoftglobal March 2, 2011 - 11:36 am

that’s very true. Social media is proving itself as a very first & the finest mode of marketing and promotion. It captures almost all the areas on the web. Also, it’s different from the basic & the traditional aspects.

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