Chapter 4, Part 3

This is a continuation of the fourth chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1 and Part 2.

Come Type With Me

Before we delve into the tools that are available to enable collaborative writing, this one requires a little backstory. In the last few years, a . . . → Read More: Chapter 4, Part 3

Chapter 4, Part 1

Chapter 4:

Augment Collaboration

Introduction

The tools that will be discussed in this chapter largely use writing as a vehicle for collaboration. As a former English teacher, I have great belief in the power of collaborative writing. Now before you skip ahead to the next chapter, . . . → Read More: Chapter 4, Part 1

Chapter 3, Part 7

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6.

Call in the Experts

Skype is a very recognizable program. It is not exactly a social network, but it fits more closely here . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 7

Chapter 3, Part 6

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.

Your Own World

Sometimes, you want students to be in a public environment. There are advantages to that. Other times, though, it would be . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 6

Chapter 3, Part 5

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.

A Safe School Environment

Twitter and Facebook are concerns for administrators, teachers, and parents because they are public. Twitter is completely public, other than direct messages. . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 5

Chapter 3, Part 4

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Professional Practice

When I think of the best social network for me as a professional, I immediately think of Twitter. Other people would argue LinkedIn, but that . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 4

Chapter 3, Part 3

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1 and Part 2.

Instant Engagement

There are at least 5 types of social networks that will be discussed in this chapter. Out of all the social networks, the one that is the . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 3

Chapter 3, Part 2

This is a continuation of the third chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1.

So, What’s the Catch?

There is no catch. Social networking is a real boon to both students and teachers. However, there are some real risks. These risks can be minimized . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 2

Chapter 3, Part 1

Chapter 3:

Harnessing the Power of Social Networking

Introduction

In the first chapter, you were introduced to the concept of social networking in the context of building a personal learning network of other educators from which you will learn and grow professionally. Educators all over the . . . → Read More: Chapter 3, Part 1

Chapter 2, Part 6

This is a continuation of the second chapter in Techniques for Effective Technlogy Integration. You may want to start with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. At the end of each of chapter, I hope to have a “From the Teachers” section where teachers can share how they have authentically used . . . → Read More: Chapter 2, Part 6