How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Every Day

Kelly Christopherson has taught for twenty-five years and has been helping educators use to level up their learning for most of that time. As one of the leaders on #saskedchat (Saskatoon Ed Chat on Twitter), he has seen classrooms transform and is now studying the impact of social media on classroom pedagogy. Come to the edge of research and learning as we discuss how teachers are learning. Not surprisingly, many offline techniques are still important!

How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Everyday

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Your challenge

Today, you're challenged to take fifteen minutes at least two times this week to learn something new. Participate in an online Twitter chat, join a conversation in a Facebook group. Ask a pressing problem and contribute to the conversation to help others with theirs. Document your learning in your learning journal (if you have one.) Even better, get a learning journal if you don't have one and start using it!

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Kelly Christopherson – Bio As Submitted

Kelly ChristophersonI am a father of 8 amazing children. I have taught for 25 years with 10 years as a classroom teacher, 13 years as a K-12 administrator and 2 years as a sessional lecturer.

I am the co-founder and moderator of #saskedchat which is a weekly Twitter chat that takes place every Thursday at 8 pm CST. I am currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Regina where I am researching the perceived effects of teachers' use of social media on classroom practices.


Twitter: @kellywchris

Instagram: @kwhobbes

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2 thoughts on “How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Every Day

  1. This podcast inspired me to make a fb group for the staff at my hs to share all cool and inspiring ideas. Here’s hoping it takes off