57:02 minutes (19.58 MB)This week we talked about how collaboration and being connected has changed our teaching practice. We looked at how we use Twitter to reach out to our PLN for feedback, advice, support and ideas. John Fladd joined Maria and Lisa to share his thoughts on the topic. Sheila will be back next week.
63:29 minutes (29.06 MB)This week, we discussed the message people get when they come into your classroom. Does your room portray the message you want it to? How do you get people to understand your message?
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This weekMiguel Guhlinjoined Lisa, Maria, and Sheila to continue a conversation he had started in a chat room a few weeks ago. His question: Do you bloom where you are planted or do you move to bloom? We discussed the pros and cons of staying in a difficult teaching situation where you can do great work for children or moving where you are more supported.
64:51 minutes (29.69 MB)This week, Lisa, Maria, and Sheila got a bit political, talking about today's politics of teaching. Our kickoff was a series of tweets by Diane Ravitch, @dianeravitch, about the need for educators to advocate for themselves. Join us this week in finding a way to promote educators to the public - or at least to your parents.