Sites that Caught My Eye Today 06/23/2008

  • k12learning20 » home

    This cool course is fascinating. I've been getting a lot of links titled “Thing 1” or “Thing 8” — didn't know what it was and now I do. The 23 things is a fascinating way to teach teachers about these tools. Great resource for professional developers to look at.

    tags: education, edu_trends, professionaldevelopment

  • Sample Tweetboard

    Tweetboard lets you follow specific tweets with certain people. I asked yesterday how this worked and now I know — this is fascinating.

    tags: education, twitter

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

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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2 comments

skip zalneraitis June 23, 2008 - 9:18 am

Have a wonderful time at NECC.

The first site provides a great template for exposing a staff/community to tools of the 2.0 variety. Thanks.

Tweetboards…fascinating.

Julie June 23, 2008 - 12:52 pm

Wayne RESA set up 23 Things in a blog site, very well done – you can see participants blog sites on the right hand side.

http://resa-23things.blogspot.com/

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