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10 Tips For Parents Using WhatsApp

10 Tips For Parents Using WhatsApp

I am a huge fan of WhatsApp and I know the benefits it can have for parents in schools when used properly. After being on WhatsApp chat groups for my daughters’ classes for two years and being frustrated I decided to make a list of what parents should know before they use WhatsApp for communication. … Continue reading

My Take on 4 Aspects of the Flat Classroom Project

My Take on 4 Aspects of the Flat Classroom Project

When I started my job as a Digital Literacy Coach this year, my boss Tracy Miller @chilangatracy suggested I follow Vicky Davis @coolcatteacher,  and Julie Lindsay @julielindsay and that I should “read their new book Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds, become a Flat Classroom Certified Teacher, and attend the Flat Classroom Conference in Yokohama, Japan.” I … Continue reading

Skype in the Classroom and Beyond

Skype in the Classroom and Beyond

Almost immediately when I think of  global projects,  Skype conversations come to mind. When I first discovered Skype, I could not believe that I could call my family in another country and actually talk as long as I liked because I could afford to do so. As a student teacher in the 90s I used … Continue reading