Keyword ~ King (S.E.O. encourages teachers to participate in local and global learning networks?)

Email, social media, RSS feeds, and blogs are all commonly used tools and digital platforms. As an educator, we also use these tools to establish and participate in some learning networks related to my profession. But when you produce this information, you may ask yourself questions. How to let more people see the content you […]

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How a Grumpy Professor Developed a PLN

Question of the Week ISTE Standard for Educators 1C challenges professors to “Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.” But what if networking is not our forte, offline or online? What if we don’t quite understand how to get engaged on social media? Is that a requirement for…

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Research on digital tools for the World Language classroom

Since I began teaching in 2002, I have seen spurts of enthusiasm guide the adoption of new teaching tools and materials, many of which soon become abandoned. Innovation and experimentation have permeated the teaching profession for centuries. This was true from the beginning of formal education in the United States when Horace Mann saw uncharted […]

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Teachers & TikTok, I Have Questions

My principal loves Twitter, and frequently lauds it as one of the best places to access professional development. This endorsement led me to approach social media as a professional development tool with an open mind, and I find that I return most frequently to TikTok. But social media app like

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