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#Postcardselfies for Everyone (cross posted from InnEdCo.org)

Around Colorado, nearly six thousand former attendees and supporters of the InnEdCo summer conference will receive their invitation postcards in the next two weeks. Upon receiving their postcard, many people will likely look at the pretty picture on the front and use the information and web links to start planning their summer at Copper Mountain, but then what?…

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Resilience


Created with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app

Resilience. For yourself. For your students.

My friend Susan Spellman-Cann created the HaikuDeck and a blogpost, “Bent But Not Broken” to guide us in resilience.

She says, ” We need to see students as they should be and help them to see what they are capable of becoming.…

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What I’m Learning: Creating an RSS feed from Gmail using Google Apps Scripts

While this is a very specific purpose, I am interested in the idea of using email to create content. Just think about a filter in gmail that could push to an rss feed. This means, any time someone (or some service) sent an email on a given topic, it could be available to anyone who could subscribe to the feed.…

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What I’m Learning: #PaperTweets

Recently, I have found the need to lower the barrier to entry for people to use twitter, construct tweets, and learn how to create a social conversation with one another. I know that other folks have done this, so I went a searching and this is what I found:

  • Blog Posts about Paper Tweets:
  • Templates to use:
    • Printout/Handouts:

    Let me know if you have used a Paper Tweets protocol with students or teachers and I will add it to this post.…

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    What I’m Using: Free and Beautiful Stock Photography

    I ran across this wonderful list on Medium, and I immediately opened up each one in a new tab. They are wonderful. Special thanks to Dustin Senos for this list. 

    Stock photos that don’t suck — Design / UX — Medium

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    Open Educational Resources Manual

    We have been hard at work building a comprehensive manual for locating and using Open Educational Resources.

    You may be asking yourself, “What are Open Educational Resources?” Open Educational Resources (OER) is a term used to describe educational materials that are free to use, re-use, and share.

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    An Introduction to #2minPD (a PD movement started by @mpelochino)

    I am so excited to be a part of the global movement started by Melisa Pelochino to reach 1 MM educators worldwide with 2 minute pd videos on topics that we are passionate about.

    I will be creating a few over the next couple weeks, but if you would like to take part, this is what they can look like:

    1.…

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    April Theme: The Sloan Consortium

    Sloan-CThe Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium is April 9-11 so, throughout the month of April, we will be highlighting The Sloan-Consortium and all of the important work they contribute to the field of online education.

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    Project Roundtable: Using Video Creation and Sharing to Shift Instruction

    Thank you to everyone who attended or watched the archive. It was a great conversation and we really were able to focus on shifting practice.

    Next Steps:
    1. Keep on collaborating in the planning doc: http://bit.ly/videoroundtable

    2. Reflect upon the session and then apply for the Project Roundtable Badge: http://badges.p2pu.org/en/badge/view/353/ 

    3.…

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    Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Stocker, University of Delaware

    WJohn Stockere interviewed Dr. John Stocker, Assistant Professor, University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics Department of Finance, about his experience with online teaching. Check out his insights along with additional supporting resources below!

    How long have you been teaching online?

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