How Do I Say This…

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. Choosing the right platform is a challenge. When I read Tweet me, message me, like me: using social media to facilitate pedagogical change within an emerging community of practice I was thinking about the ways my teaching team communicates. Read more…

Training Socially

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. I just signed a contract today to create five mini teacher training courses for professional development. After reading Enriching Higher Education with Social Media: Development and Evaluation of a Social Media Toolkit I figured I would see what social Read more…

Sharing is Caring… or is it?

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. This week I had several different assignments from different courses collide. For the Community assignment in Web 2.0 course I had participated in the r/Teachers Reddit group (I really enjoyed interacting there). I am also currently taking Development of Read more…

Information Wants To Be Free

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. In 1984 Stewart Brand told a room full of hackers that “Information wants to be free.” This has became a central idea for many hackers and technologists. Many have felt strongly for and against this idea. (Wikipedia Article about Read more…

There is Gold in This Here Data!!!

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. Here are the five most valuable brands in the world: Apple Google Microsoft Amazon Facebook (The list is from Forbes: www.forbes.com/powerful-brands/list) All of them, except Apple, make most of their money off of mining peoples data. And Apple makes Read more…

Can I Publish This?

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. A few years ago I started teaching a middles school computer class on Google’s G Suite. I looked around a little for a curriculum to use but instead decided to create one my self that aligned with state standards. Read more…

K(NO)W MORE OTHER

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. During World War II immigrants from Italy, Germany, and Japan were met with skepticism because the United Sates was at war with their home country. However, only the Japanese were moved into internment camps. This is one of those Read more…

Collaborative Timelines

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. I think that timelines and collaboration are both great on their own but together… They sound even better. I really enjoyed reading the paper Crowdsourcing and Self-Instruction: Turning the Production of Teaching Materials Into a Learning Objective by Matthew Read more…

My Coffee PLN

Note: This post was originally created for Web 2.0-Based Learning and Performance at FSU. I enjoyed hearing, this week, how everyone’s Personal Learning Network (PLN) is different and unique. I am forever working on my professional PLN but I also use PLNs to enhance my hobbies. I have always loved the coffee shop Read more…