iLearn Technology: Top 10 Technology Tips for New Teachers

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iLearn TechnologyA quick excerpt from an incredible post by Kelly Tenkely at her edublog iLearn Technology. My only suggestion… reword the title to read “Top 10 Tips for Teachers New to Technology.” (There’s plenty of OLD teachers out there that could sure use this list…)

Being a first year teacher can be overwhelming to say the least. There is new curriculum to learn, unfamiliar school policies, classroom management challenges, and new teammates. Technology can help to ease some of these first year growing pains.

1. Develop a Personal Learning Network (PLN) on Twitter.
Twitter is an excellent place for new teachers to connect, collaborate, share ideas, and struggles with educators around the world. When joining Twitter, make sure to fill out your profile with information related to education. This will help others in education find you. Visit http://twitter.com to create an account. Visit http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com to find other educators that teach in the same content area(s). Be sure to add your Twitter name to the appropriate list so that other educators can find you.

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