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Episode 110 – #Tim G Treebeard

This episode Tony, Dave and Patrick talk about the crappy WiFi in The White House and people claiming hashtags from Twitter and putting them on their resumes. Check out the talking notes below. As always you should subscribe to us … Continue reading

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Cyber Awareness Week

For many middle school students (and a lot of adults I know) their online social community is pretty important to them. In the middle school many of these students are also pretty new to this new online world before them. … Continue reading

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Anthony Weiner and his Twitter Faux Pas

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Online reps are just as important as real ones. This isn’t the first time I’ve blogged about this and I know it won’t be the last, but be careful online mi amigos. The latest victim is famed New York Representative Anthony Weiner … Continue reading

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Can Twitter Improve My Education?

Twitter in the Classroom… Patrick just wrote about the “dangers” of using tools like back channel chats or micro-blogging during class time. For the most part, I do agree with him. However, I will add my piece as I do … Continue reading

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Back Channel Chat – FIGHT!

There is a ever growing divide when it comes to teachers using back-channel chat. Check out this New York Times article and a response on Gizmodo. Before we get into the specifics of the fight and what I think about … Continue reading

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Oh Natalie …

In the month of February of 2011, Natalie Munroe of a Pennsylvanian school district was suspeneded with pay. The cause, she had a personal blog where she said some very unflattering things about her students and colleagues. These things were … Continue reading

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How to use HootCourses in your classroom

Ok, it may seem like we are beating a dead horse here (and that would just be plain wrong) by posting all this stuff about HootCourses but we want to be thorough. Patrick posted a video showing you how the … Continue reading

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HootCourse – YES

Hopefully you’ve read my post on what HootCourse is, if not click here. My colleague and I Omar have discussed HootCourse and are torn on the matter. Omar doesn’t feel that HootCourse has any functional place in the classroom. You … Continue reading

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Hootcourse is Absent in My Class!

Hoot. Ur kidding dud3, LOL! At the risk of sounding lame, I wasn’t hooting and hollering when I saw Hootcourses. I followed a link Patrick sent me after he had set up a course. My interest was piqued and I … Continue reading

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HootCourse – Twitter for the classroom – THE VIDEO!

What can I say, Omar and I are on a HootCourse kick. This is a quick video about how to get started with HootCourse. Later this week Omar and I are going to duke it out over what we think … Continue reading

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