“TIGERTALK” Experience 2017 at Edward Waters College by Prof William Jackson, Educational Technology, Social Media and STEM @wmjackson Twitter “Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.” Dionysius of Halicarnassus The experience to speak in front of large groups should always be provided to students in higher education, providing the opportunity to practice […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: “TIGERTALK” Experience 2017 at Edward Waters College"
I have written before about the power of PLNs and have even presented on how important they are in order for administrators to be successful. But I think there is a missing opportunity for administrators to grow their own PLNs in a manner that is extremely powerful. Building a PLN within your own district and […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: Interviews and Growing Your PLN"
What Do You Do Before High School Graduation 2017? William Jackson, M.Ed. – Edward Waters College @wmjackson #MyQuestToTeach These suggestions are to help as graduation gets closer. Graduation, an end to an educational journey from Day Care to High School. Before this momentous occasion, parents need to make sure all the I’s […]Read more "Guest Blog via @wmjackson: What Do You Do Before High School Graduation 2017?"
It’s that time of year again – for some educators to begin their countdowns. How many calendar days left before summer? How many actual school days left? Please stop. Let me explain my perspective… Countdowns are great for things like the vertical takeoff of a 115,000 lb. rocket traveling into outer space, taking the last second […]Read more "Guest Post via @gm8585: 3…2…1…STOP!!!"
I am working on a session for Lead 3.0 on using social media and automation to tell the story of schools. It is interesting how much negativity and bad things are in the media spotlight when it comes to education. One would think that nothing of value is happening at all in schools. This is just not […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: You need to Reach your Stakeholders how they Access Information"
“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. “ –Walter Elliot. This quote defines how three freshman students (#FalconPride) from Carl Hayden High School, inner city Phoenix, AZ taught teachers on a Saturday AM STEAM Professional Development session. Phoenix Union High School district hosts professional development showcases […]Read more "Guest Post via @ReadersLeadPD: The Power of Passion and Perserverance"
I was talking to a coworker the other day about how they are struggling to connect with their students. “Moonpies are changing my whole class dynamic,” I said in reply. She looked at me like I had nine heads. Now, if you are not from the South and you are reading this, we may have […]Read more "Guest Post via @jen_hawkins4: Moonpies are Changing my Classroom"