From @mashable: why you absolutely must know about social media to stay relevant…it's not going away.
From @ted_com: Sugata Mitra on technology's impact on education in developing countries.
And then from @henryjenkins: how New Media Literacies, or 21st Century Skills aren't solely about being able to use an iPod or computer.
From the New York Times: can teachers actually run a school?
And in other news…
Since I am still part of the evaluation cycle in my building, I have to set a Personalized Enrichment Plan, which is essentially setting a goal for the year. I set two this year. First, to limit my time working to 60 hours a week. Second, to maintain an education-focused blog–which I had already decided to do.
Cutting my hours to 60 might take some practice at first, but I'm ready for the challenge. Stay tuned to see how I do…