Beginning Twitter at UDGAgora

Learner Selected Studios   [caption id="attachment_1410" align="aligncenter" width="300"] flickr photo by Rosaura Ochoa http://flickr.com/photos/rosauraochoa/3283888598 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license[/caption] There were requests for a Twitter studio at the #UDGAgora so I'm happy to step in to help out. Why Use Twitter I recently organized a workshop at the Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Querétaro…

Using Twitter with my Students

Communication is Key I am a big believer in the Flipped Classroom and the focus on "the best use of classroom time" as Jon Bergmann (and many others) describes it. For my classes and in particular my style of working with my students I find that the time outside of the classroom is equally important.…

Twitter for Teachers

[caption id="attachment_832" align="alignleft" width="360"] Courtesy of http://www.edtechspot.com/7-ways-educators-can-effectively-use-twitter/[/caption] Are you on Twitter? I've been using Twitter for over five years apparently but my use has picked up significantly in the last year. Twiage.com tells me my "Twitter age" to the day as seen below. I've been using Twitter for 5 years 4 months 21 days (since…

OpenEd19 – Roundtable on Ungrading

Roundtable submission for #OpenEd19 Work in Progress Please feel free to contribute, suggest planning for this, let me know if you would like to participate onsite or remotely. This is not my roundtable, I'm just providing a space to have this discussion during the #OpenEd19 conference if this roundtable is accepted. Context I have personally…

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#Ungrading, Rest and Reboot.

edit (April 2, 2019): This post was linked from an excellent article authored by Colleen Flaherty at Insider Higher Ed, "When Grading Less Is More". I thank Colleen for reaching out and including text from this post. or Subterranean Homesick Blues This is a post about work in progress, I have been thinking deeply on this…

A Critical Gradebook

Background [caption id="attachment_2103" align="aligncenter" width="640"] "Esther's Gradebook" flickr photo by Cat Sidh https://flickr.com/photos/cat-sidh/464455787 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license[/caption] Back in 2015 I made a switch to a #ConnectedCourse via FeedWordPress. The plumbing of how to do this was all thanks to the genius of our good friend Alan Levine. Check out Alan's multi-post series…

Paint It (Facebook), Black

edit (February 7): I deleted my WhatsApp already. edit (February 8): I added links to the newer posts from Kashmir Hill in the text. edit (February 21): I reactivated my WhatsApp again. Some contacts depend on it, I think that I can delete again but with more preparation to ready others. See You (probably) in…