InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th October 2014

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/10/a-problem-solving-game-for-teachers-and-administrators/ This activity empowers all stakeholders. It gives everyone an opportunity to share pain points and observations and to brainstorm solutions. By building a card deck of context-specific pain points and observations, there’s buy-in from the start. All participants have a vested interest in the cards they create. […]

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Former Obama Spokesmen Join Attack on Teacher Tenure and Seniority

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th June 2014

Former Obama Spokesmen Join Attack on Teacher Tenure and Seniority http://dianeravitch.net/2014/06/24/former-obama-spokesmen-join-attack-on-teacher-tenure-and-seniority/ Campbell Brown, a former CNN anchor who is highly antagonistic to teachers’ unions, is creating an organization to pursue a Vergara-style lawsuit in New York against teachers’ job protections. Her campaign will have the public relations support of an agency led by Robert Gibbs, […]

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twitter resources for its use in education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th December 2013

A Quick Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Professional Development http://www.edudemic.com/twitter-hashtags-for-professional-developement/ Why It’s Time For Teachers To Embrace Twitter http://www.edudemic.com/teachers-on-twitter/ How (And Why) Teachers Should Have Multiple Twitter Accounts http://www.edudemic.com/teachers-multiple-twitter-accounts/   Twitter Aligned with Bloom’s Taxonomy for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/12/twitter-aligned-with-blooms-taxonomy.html 

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D2L free training videos for Version 10.1

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd May 2013

Free training videos.  See http://mnscuims.mnscu.edu/training.html for links to the videos. Version 10.1 Videos for Teachers From Desire2Learn Community Site: Content Overview User Progress Overview From Atomic Learning (free): 32 short videos–Content, User Progress, Discussions From MnSCU: Content Tool Changes in D2L Version 10.1 User Progress and Discussion Tool Changes in D2L Version 10.1   Version […]

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