- I am going to continue to build and prune my PLN. It is a powerful resource and the most efficient way to find new ideas for your classes. My productivity comes from using social media for interactions instead of e-mail and Google searches.
- I need to review ideas for using the web for teaching. Find out which are acceptable to my school and profile them for other teachers.
- Review my Blogroll and other important sources of ideas. For example, here is a list of 100 class ideas "if you are willing to put down the textbook for a day"
- Investigate Diigo and how it may replace or compliment Delicious and learn about Yahoo Pipes.
Thursday, January 1, 2009
New Years Thoughts
I had a very relaxing and productive school break. I managed to stay away from the computer for a few days at a time. When I did venture online, I quickly discovered many new and exciting ideas thanks to my Personal Learning Network (PLN). Here are a few recommendations for other teachers for the New Year: