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Pittsburgh Pirates

This article is about the baseball team. For other uses, see Pittsburgh Pirates (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Pittsburgh Pirates</b> are an American professional …

Pittsburgh Steelers

"Steelers" redirects here. For other uses, see Steelers (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Pittsburgh Steelers</b> are a professional American football team based in …

Hashtags, Twitter Chats and TweetDeck for Education

Twitter chats are one of the best ways for educators to connect with other educators, exchange and debate ideas, ask for help and provide assistance, …

The 50 Best Education Twitter Hashtags--With Meeting Times!

<b>50 Important Education Twitter Hashtags–With Meeting Times!</b><p><i>Note: We are updating this list that is now going on two years old. Please suggest any</i> …

Social Media

13 Great Twitter Chats Every Educator Should Check Out

Education Twitter chats take place when a group of educators "meet" on Twitter at an agreed upon time, using an agreed upon hashtag, to discuss …

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

Internet

Instructional Lessons Learned as an Emergent Video Gamer by Shannon Houghton

<b>Even when best-practice instructional strategies are used, the observer might not get a clear picture.</b><p>Conferring is a great opportunity to get to …

Why My Students Are Connected

I have written a lot about being connected myself, even about connecting my students. I have written of the conversations that happen, the …

Movies Made Easy with Technology

In what ways does the use of technology enhance this lesson?<p>Notice students' ability to explain their process and end result. Why is this …

Education Technology

Eight Reasons Why Print Trumps Digital for Reading

Given the focus on ebooks these days, could old-fashioned print books provide a superior reading experience? Actually, yes—especially for young …

Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist"

Writing for the Internet

I recently read a blog post on Huffington Post, and I cannot wait to share it with our junior high students next fall. The blog post (click here to …

U No Read, Me No Write

As disheartening as it is to admit, I know that many "readers" don't actually read, at least online. Still, until recently, no editor ever encouraged me to <i>write</i> for the skimming, scanning, browsing, not-actually-<i>reading</i> "reader."<p>As a rule, I try to forget these "readers" when I write -- despite …

How people read online: Why you won’t finish this article.

I’m going to keep this brief, because you’re not going to stick around for long. I’ve already lost a bunch of you. For every 161 people who landed on …

What if schools were more like Facebook?

Recently I had the opportunity to get a tour of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The couple hours I spent there were quite the …

The Hard Part

They never tell you in teacher school, and it's rarely discussed elsewhere. It is never, ever portrayed in movies and tv shows about teaching. …