Category Archives: Social Media

What I did on my Summer Vacation.

With summer is officially over I feel it’s about time for that recap every person has asked to write at some point in their lives… What I did on my Summer Vacation. While this isn’t necessarily going to be about … Continue reading

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WordCamp Philly Version 2.0

There are certain things I look forward to in my job and the opportunities it affords me to learn new things and expand knowledge base.  WordCamp Philly 2011 provided me with the opportunity and delivered on learning in spades. This … Continue reading

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edSocialMedia: When it’s time to use Twitter in the Classroom

Over on the edSocialMedia site my latest blog post explores the question of when do you know if it’s the right time to use Twitter in the classroom. The post came after ready the CNN article “Twitter finds a place … Continue reading

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Evernote goes social.

If you’ve update Evernote recently you might have missed the new arrow button in the menu bar. Now I love this feature and find it very interesting because Phil Libin has said that Evernote is the anti-social, anti-viral software, that … Continue reading

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Design for Distraction

The New York times story “Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction” point out many of the ways that technology is ingrained in our students lives and what that means for teaching, learning and distraction. But distraction isn’t anything new. Whether … Continue reading

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I blog and why the hell should you care? (or My Expanded About Page)

“Who the hell is going to want to read what I have to say?” This was the question I asked myself when I started this blog. It is something I consider each time I write. There are a million blogs … Continue reading

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Untag me

I was walking through the halls of our middle school one afternoon and I saw a student wearing this shirt.

I thought to myself what a simple statement and what a powerful message. Continue reading

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Expanding the Definition of Community to a Global Community

Is community just the area in which you live and work or is it something more? Wikipedia’s definition of community is as follows: Traditionally a “community” has been defined as a group of interacting people living in a common location. … Continue reading

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