Tag Archives: social media

Old School Social Media With Inkshedding: A Lesson Plan

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

Imagine a world without cell phones. That was my reality when I began teaching ESL more than two decades ago. In those days, students interacted with each other much more than they do today. Today, in any dull moment, they revert … Continue reading

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3 More Ideas for PD on Social Networks

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

In my last blog,  I wrote about using social media–facilitated professional development (PD) that allows teachers to form networks to share ideas and strategies with educators from around the world. I specifically wrote about using Twitter,  Facebook, and blogs.  In … Continue reading

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Blogging for Learning in TESOL Teacher Ed

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

Dr. Kristen Lindahl, assistant professor of bicultural-bilingual studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has joined the TESOL Blog. Kristen will be blogging biweekly on the topic of teacher education. ___________________ Storytelling is one of the most powerful … Continue reading

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Blogging for Educational Purposes

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

I want to expand on another educational resource that I mentioned in TESOL Connections back in January called Kidblog. Although some might think of blogging as an activity for people with too much free time, it can also be integrated … Continue reading

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Moving Education Online

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Jenkins, Clinton, Purushotma, Robison, and Weigel (2006) describe participatory cultures, outlines new media literacy skills, and explains the importance of learning and teaching these skills in their white paper “Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century” … Continue reading

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$5.69 Professional Development

Ayanna Cooper
Ayanna Cooper

Welcome to the online discussion about Professional Development on a shoestring budget! When reflecting on Rehab Rajab’s article I thought a lot about the ways in which I participate in low cost professional development activities. I have to admit although … Continue reading

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Missing in cyberspace

Lydia Kuniholm
Lydia Kuniholm

It’s that time of year when many educators return to their desks, myself included.  Much of my professional activity is tied in with the Internet and social media, so when I’m on holiday I seemingly vanish into thin air.  As … Continue reading

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