Feb. 16, 2014

Backchanneling and a Conversation with Carina Gonzalez, LMS - HoET004

Backchanneling and a Conversation with Carina Gonzalez, LMS - HoET004

Providing new outlets for your students to communicate through is something that all teachers should consider. At a time when career and college readiness are the buzz words being used communication will always be a key skill that needs to be mastered by our students.


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TodaysMeet is a free site that allows you to create a chat room and invite people people to join your chat. Each message has a 140-character limit, like Twitter. The information discussed in the episode originally appeared on DitchThatTextbook.com by Matt Miller (@jmattmiller), a high school Spanish teacher from West Central Indiana.

 

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Carina Gonzalez is the Library Media Specialist of Lawrence High School (Lawrenceville, NJ). We discuss the technology in the school library and as well as the things that Carina is doing in her library!
 
Tools/Sites mentions by Carina:
Rebel Mouse – Let your Content Roar!
Keeeb – Organize and Share Inspiration Like Never Before!
Lucid Press – Bring Your Documents To Life!
Pocket – formerly Read It Later!
IFTTT – If This, Then, That – awesome automation tool!
 
Connect with Carina:
Twitter: @CarinaGonzalez

 

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Steve Figurelli – Mr. Figurelli has served the Edison Township Public Schools in New Jersey for the last 10 years. His work, at the local and state level, has been consistently grounded in the infusion of 21st Century learning and technological trends, classroom management, meeting the needs of a wide array of learners, and using data to drive instruction.
 
Through employing his expertise in the areas of professional learning communitiesinquiry-based dialogue, and new literacies, Steve’s activities and accomplishments in the field have grown to encompass every aspect of the learning experience. Steve Figurelli has facilitated multiple professional development workshops with a concentration on student engagement, research-based instructional strategies, educational technologies, and professional dialogue. He was one of the organizers of the first #EdTechNJ Conference in October 2013.
 
Follow him on Twitter, @mrfigurelli
Also, check out his Diigo Public Library – www.diigo.com/user/sfigurelli

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