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#Edchat Summary: Bringing Students into the Discussion to Improve Schools by @inquirebook

Guest post from @inquirebook in the #Edchat Category & other 12noon NYC summaries found on Berni Wall's blog! Today's #edchat topic, How do we bring students into the discussion on how to improve the school environment? was intriguing. In the discussion, most participants pointed out that we cannot invite students to the table unless we are also prepared to work with their suggestions. Read full article »

#Edchat Summary: Social Media’s Impact on Professional Development for Educators by @USCTeacher

Guest post from @USCTeacher in the #Edchat Category & other 12noon NYC summaries found on Berni Wall's blog! Today's #edchat topic, What effect has social media (SM) had in your development as an educator? Is SM for every educator?, was intriguing. The topic pulled in both personal reflection for participators to think about their usage of social media as an educator as well Read full article »

Are Teachers Leaders in Education? #Edchat Summary

6pm CET/ 12pm EST Edchat Summary In this week's Edchat we tried tackling this difficult question, "Are teachers leaders in education? Should real change involve teachers or those that have "real power" such as Administrators?" Although many agreed changed was needed in schools across the world, we came up with many different conclusions on where this change should begin. What some #edchat participants Read full article »

7 Tips for Student Engagement with E-portfolios

Yesterday, I posted the #Edchat summary. The topic: What makes a digital portfolio effective? I received a comment from Ray Tolley, who let me repost this for you! I found the information really useful and I hope you do, too! Ray's Advice I was recently asked, “can anyone shed any light on the “theory” of successful student engagement using ePortfolios in the Read full article »

What Makes A Digital Portfolio Effective? #Edchat Summary

6pm CET/ 12pm EST Edchat Summary Every week, @rliberni or myself, @shellterrell, will be providing you with summaries of the 6pm CET/ 12pm EST Edchat discussions! This week's #edchat started with a buzz as educators, parents, and learners from around the world discussed what makes a digital portfolio effective. Overall, the general consensus was that digital portfolios are an effective means Read full article »

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