Tag Archives: connected educator

Leading Digital Change on October 3rd

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In less than three weeks, thanks to Dr. Marialice Curran and David Ryan Polgar, I’ll be joining the country’s leading digital citizenship experts, including members of the #digcit Twitter chat moderation team, and will present at the nation’s first Digital Citizenship Summit at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT. I’m honored to have the opportunity to shape

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What Could Be Better Than The #BammyAwards?

Roughly two weeks ago I was checking the updates section of my inbox from my phone and noticed a message from Rae Pica. The portion of the message I saw read: “Jennifer L. Scheffer has been nominated for a Bam…” “Congratulations, Jennifer L. Scheffer has been…” I thought, “What…? Huh…?” I opened the email and continued reading. “Congratulations, Jennifer L. Scheffer has

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Daring to Disconnect

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“Don’t use your cellphone for the next hour” This was the “Dare” card I randomly drew at the TED Active Dine Around event on Wednesday, March 18th. I couldn’t help but laugh. My phone was dead, the wi-fi was weak and I was with brilliant company, so it really wasn’t a challenging dare. I disconnected for the majority of my time in

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The Best Social Network You’re Not Using (Yet)

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I’m excited to serve as a guest moderator for tonight’s official #gafechat which was founded by Kelly Fitzgerald. Tonight I’ll be joining Kelly from 8:00-9:00 CST and leading a discussion on using Google+ for social learning. Below are my tips on how to get started with the best social network you’re not (yet) using. You can access tonight’s questions by clicking here.  1. Create

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