Chat: Social Networking and Teacher Professional Development
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| ||Live Chat: Social Networking and Teacher Professional Development||(11/12/2009) |
Teachers around the country are increasingly using online social-networking tools to break the traditional isolation of the classroom. In formal programs and casual after-school conversations, they are discussing ideas with colleagues, sharing experiences, and getting answers to questions. We held a discussion of teacher social networking and its role in teacher learning and career satisfaction, and for suggestions on getting the most out of online collaboration.
, English teacher, Burlingame High School in Burlingame, Calif., and author and founder of the English Companion Ning
, director of technology, Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., and author of the blog The Fischbowl
, editor, teachermagazine.org
and Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook
- •"The World's Largest English Department," Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook
- •"Teachers Take to Twitter," Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook
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