Teachers’ Day

Photo: Big tree Translating: Teachers’ Day Spanish: Día del Maestro May 15 Mexico October 5 World Teachers Day History of May 15 Mexico’s first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on May 15, 1918. There are 2 possible reasons for the choice of this date. Firstly, it is the date when the Mexican army, which supported President …

Open Education Week 2019

Poster Open Education Week 2019 – openeducationweek.org – takes place March 4-8. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help …

Archaeology

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Mexico City Archaeology is the study of human activity in the past. Events Third Saturday in October: International Archaeology Day archaeologyday.org Events @ArchaeologyDay Wikipedia Archaeology Features Mossel Bay Archaeology https://www.planeta.com/mexicocity-templo-mayor Alice Gorman, aka @DrSpaceJunk Planeta.com Archaeology Links History People 10 • October • Octubre

One Room Schoolhouse

Buzzwords One Room Schoolhouse = Example from the USA, 1800s. In rural and small town schools, all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of elementary-age children. Recommended listening: The power of tinkering Misc Are there ways to take the ethos of the …

Haverford College

Elsewhere on the Web Haverford College https://www.haverford.edu About Haverford Facts and Stats https://www.facebook.com/haverfordcollege https://www.youtube.com/user/haverfordedu Spotlight Dizhsa Nabani Twitter https://twitter.com/haverfordedu Tweets by haverfordedu Embedded Tweets "Words lead to stories which lead to other stories." Yesterday at @haverfordedu, Moisés Garcías de Guzmán, representing @cetis124 @CETISTLACOLULA, shared about the Voces del Valle project and other collaborations with linguists. …

Alumni

Buzzwords Alumni = graduates or former students of a particular school, college, or university Examples https://alumni.iu.edu/membership/bicentennial-directory-faq/index.html https://www.facebook.com/groups/LLILASalumni Questions What sort of engagement to schools offer and do alumni want? Are directories of alumni available online to the public? Planeta.com Education Endorse Engagement

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. Engage! Comments are welcome …

Teachers Leading (2018)

Today in Las Vegas … the 2018 National Teacher Leadership Conference: Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders, hosted by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) and Voya. Hashtag: #TeachersLeading Key Links http://www.nnstoy.org/2018-national-teacher-leadership-conference-teaching-tomorrows-leaders Questions Are there live and recorded videos? Are any of the presentations available online? What are the local community connections? National Network …