Category Archives: Social Media

This or That…

My friend, Doug is amazing. Truly he is. My husband, Matt is amazing. Truly he is. Why? Because they both hate boxes. While I have long been a hater of ‘boxes’- they have made my disdain even more real. I’m … Continue reading

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Call me maybe, text me maybe, tweet me maybe, fb me maybe….

Ahhh…freedom. That is one thing of the many benefits that incorporating social media into my classroom has brought. I know it doesn’t sound like it…but it has. How? Well, it was more work up front. Using HootSuite to ‘schedule’ all … Continue reading

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…my kitty had a stroke and then I fell on the ice….

Okay, so I normally don’t go ‘here’…but I’m about to go ‘there’ I live in Iowa.  The northern part of Iowa.  It’s cold and icy and snowy and wondrous.  If I didn’t like winter (at least a little bit) I … Continue reading

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Getting dressed in the dark

Well…I’ve made it through all of the blog posts by my students.  So far, they have had three assigned posts:  the first was about three goals for the upcoming semester (these can be academic, personal, social…whatever), the second was about … Continue reading

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Beacons in the Storm

So…I love these blogs that my students are doing.  They are wonderful and amazing.  They disclosed great information that provided me some wonderful insight into who they are as people – their hopes, goals, challenges, aspirations, and worries.  Some made … Continue reading

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As the kids these days say, “It’s blowin’ up”

It is.  After I sent the first message I went from 2 to 6 followers. I went to class on Monday.  I told them the plan. They asked me to move the due dates to the day before assignment were … Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

So, that’s the question I ask my students every time I read, listen, or look at their work.  What is your point?  C’mon…you have to have a point, otherwise you wouldn’t do it. Every action is a reaction, and every … Continue reading

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