Connected Educator Month

October is Connected Educator Month. I have put together some resources about being a connected educator for teachers to explore. Click here for Connected Educator Resources.

Check out some older posts that I have written about being a Connected Educator.

Connected Educator Month Post 1 – Overview

Connected Educator Month Post 2 – Edutopia Connected Educator Resources

Connected Educator Month Post 3 – Connected Educators to follow

Connected Educator Month Post 4 – Twitter Chats

Tech Tuesday – 10.08.13 Connected Educators Month (CEM)

Edutopia is one of the best resources for educators. They have put together a great page of Connected Educators Resources.

Resources for Connected Educator Month 2013 | Edutopia.

I hope you find it as useful as I did. Check out Connected Educators.org. The have a great tool for helping you connect to other educators called edConnectr.

Still not sure what it means to be “Connected”. Watch the video below.

Tech Tuesday 2.26.13

This is the second edition of a weekly paper/blog newsletter that will provide you with technology tips and tricks. Please comment and give us feedback for future topics.

This week we are focusing on blogging/classroom websites

  •  If you are looking to start a blog or website about your classroom we have a recommendation… Use WordPress
  • Go to the site www.wordpress.com
  • Click “Get Started”
  • Enter your email, create a username and password, then name your blog (you can always change it later)
  • Opt for the basic account
  • You are now ready to start blogging

Wondering why blog? What are the benefits? Check out these two posts What’s the big deal about Blogging? by Tom Whitby and Making Your Digital Presence Relevant by Tony Tepedino

Here is a list of current AC Blogger:

Next week: How to change your Gmail background image