Twitter as a Creative Outlet

Jul 10

It’s no secret if you follow me on twitter I don’t take it all that seriously. In case you don’t know what I mean, I created this video I sometimes share with new followers warning them of my intent. While most educators talk about twitter as a great place to develop a personal learning network and even as a Professional Development resource, I...

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Archiving Twitter

Mar 21

Archiving Twitter

When I first started using twitter 7 years ago, it was largely viewed as a frivolous space of drivel. For many it still is and I’d be the first to admit much of the time spent there is exactly that and I’m as much of a contributor to that as any. And yet….   For a long time I viewed twitter as a throw away tool, conversations and streams of...

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When Sharing Goes Bad, Pithy Quote Fetish and Kids These Days

Jan 10

When Sharing Goes Bad, Pithy Quote Fetish and Kids These Days

I left a comment on Wes’ blog after this rather unfortunate event happened. I decided to repost here with a few additional thoughts and modifications.     I think there are three issues that come to mind for me: 1. It’s important we understand and accept the trade offs with technology. Too often we in the ed tech community have to oversell...

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More Homework

Dec 10

More Homework

First it was Cogdog and now it’s Lee Kolbert. Blog memes used to be a thing. I suppose we have twitter to blame or thank for this but at any rate¬†consider this kind of an old school activity. I hope a few folks will play along. No, it’s not going to blow you mind, change ¬†your world or even give you a great tip for your classroom but it might be nice to...

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Don’t Forget About The Daily Create

Dec 09

Don’t Forget About The Daily Create

If you’re reading this and have no idea what the Daily Create is, you can thank me later. Essentially it’s the brain child love child of Alan Levine and company. It’s filled with creative goodness both from a consumption aspect but mostly as a community of participation. I’ve made small contributions over the past few months but have been...

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Why You Can’t Click “Publish”

Nov 25

Why You Can’t Click “Publish”

My last blog post started with this sentence: “Here’s the lastest videos educator’s are jacked about” Two clear spelling errors. I had already published it and while it’s not uncommon for me to fix and edit these after I’ve posted it, I missed these two. I received a DM on twitter letting me know about this. That’s not the...

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