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Networked Learning Space: Part 3

My ongoing quest to build a Networked Learning Space continues to make progress as I experience successes and setbacks. For a recap of Parts 1 and 2 of this series, click on the links provided. If you’re up to speed, read on! Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week I’m surprised at …

Networked Learning Space: Part 2

It’s been a busy and productive week in the world of contributing to a Networked Learning Space. For a recap of my project plan, view the Part 1 blog post. Here’s an update on how the process is going so far… Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week Using Twitter on a …

Networked Learning Space: Part 1

Educational technology plays a key role in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Teachers utilize educational technology across content areas to support creation, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking inside and outside the classroom. In order to successfully incorporate educational technology into the classroom, teachers must have a deep understanding of classroom management, academic standards, and grade …

At this very moment, technology is altering your brain.

“Technology is altering (rewiring) our brains. The tools we use define and shape our thinking.” – George Siemens Neuroplasticity – The brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. As humans interact with technology at increased rates, the brain is changing for better and for worse. Infographic Source: National Institute for the …