“@TheJLV: Everything @pernilleripp says right here. Being connected is not all fun, either: http://t.co/kD2cXnYBqk” Truth in every sense! — Rafranz Davis (@RafranzDavis) October 5, 2014 Although I have always been an enthusiastic reader, the variety, pace and range of reading that I do now astounds me. After one year of full intellectual contact with online… Continue reading Knowing What Resonates
Digging deeper pays off. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about so much of what I’ve learned through Twitter and blogging. One of the points I made was about reading the comments made in response to particularly controversial, or even any article or post. Comments often contain points and arguments which can stretch your… Continue reading What’s Missing in This Picture?
Once in a while, it’s worthwhile to look back before forging ahead. Here are 10 online discoveries that rocked, changed or otherwise shook up my lifelong learning curve: 1. Twitter -Joined in July, never looked back. Proved to be an extremely powerful and fascinating tool for expanding both my horizons and my reach. Still working… Continue reading My 10 best online discoveries of 2013
Just recently I willingly labeled myself a “lurker” in order to describe my social media engagement as an educator. A lurker is someone who reads, follows, observes online conversations and postings and chooses not to publicly engage by producing output. I adopted the term because I felt that it best captured my own approach to this… Continue reading The Disconnect amid so much Connection
This post is a shout out to a fellow educator whose thoughtful insights on what it means to be “connected” helped me put my own professional/personal online activities into context. I first encountered an article by Rafranz Davis in the following way: A twitter link posted by Tom Whitby on Oct. 2nd led me to a blog… Continue reading Lurking, listening and proud of it
THANK YOU: Two words that have changed my life and helped me find my better self when I most needed to. About a decade ago, I made saying “Thank you” a genuine habit a of mind. While I had certainly used Thank you, please and you’re welcome often enough in the past, what changed was when… Continue reading A Few Thank Yous
After a long hiatus, I’m back. This summer I joined twitter and imagine this: I was pleasantly surprised. Pay no attention to the mindless chatter of celebrities, there’s a wonderful world of exciting contributions to all dialogues educational. I don’t follow many and am not sure how I feel about being followed, yet I have… Continue reading Back in