Please share all the great stuff you are learning about over the summer.

What are you reading? Who are you talking to? What are you checking out? Where are you going? Let us know!

-Use the Discussion tab to ask questions and chat

Websites and Apps
People, Blogs, Tweeps
Conferences, Workshops, Sessions
Anything Else
Justin @newfirewithin
The Book Whisperer


Linchpin as a possible alternative to I've had an account for over a year but I'd like to do more with it.

I will be the new team leader for my grade. I'm especially thinking about leadership and teams.
Patti @pattigrayson

Patti's Ponderings
Personal Learning Networks

A New Culture of Learning - just found this new word cloud generator and am exploring ways to use it. - looking at hangouts for PD at school.

Taught 3rd grade for 6 years, looping with my kids to 4th this year.
The Death & Life of the Great American School System
Weebly - I built a new website
Voki - Something I want to try this year
Plurk - while everyone else is playing with Google+ I'm trying out Plurk.

Capturing Kids Hearts
Having a great summer, but I'll be ready to go back to 4th grade in the fall.
Rebecca @rebpilver
Brain Rules
Exploring ways to do more blogging this year- AMAZING examples of class blogs

We will add some more posts for beginning of the year Foldable ideas at
Catherine @mrsd5107
The Passion-Driven Classroom
Summer Book Club for The Passion-Driven Classroom
Helped start #5thchat
#5thchat, #4thchat, #elemchat, #ntchat
EdCamp Birmingham
GA Science Boot Camp
Excited to working with some amazing people I have met this summer on Twitter!
Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators
Create Gifted Teachers Exchange Wiki- a place where GT educators can share & collaborate online.

Blogs- Been updating my personal/professional blog & finding platforms for my students to blog.

Learned the diff between copyright & Creative Commons licenses & have found sites to use. Check out the Diigo list I have created for this.
Reform Symposium E-Conference:
Will be presenting on how to use Skype in the Classroom
Thrilled that my PLN has grown and includes some amazing and inspiring educators. Look forward to sharing ideas & collaborating!

Looking forward to integrating lots of technology into my teaching and preparing my students to become responsible digital citizens.
@ncarroll24 Nancy Carroll
The Book Whisperer
The Daily5
The DailyCAFE
Updating my professional blog

Exploring Edmodo to use with my students.
Reform Symposium E-Conference

Trying to be more organized this year (so reading up on that). Also, will be presenting at the MassCUE 11 Conference in Oct. so working on the presentation for Beginning Bloggers.
Anissa Labrador
Technology for Learning
Used these resources to build my PLN:
50 Ed tech bloggers to follow:

Setting Up Google Alerts to get the latest info for your interests

VoiceThread Socrative- Great webtools
  1. edtools #edapps #ipaded
#ipadchat #cpchat
Joined TLC- Lots of PD and great community

Attending FETC in January
Was a 4th grade teacher for 16 years, in the fall I will be the instructional tech coordinator for my school
Learning how to be an admin on Schoology
Planning an iPad pilot in k-12 private school
Mining for great additions to my PLN
Writing Tech Vision statement & Standards for teachers
Planning PD for iPad, Web 2.0 tools, etc.
Working on presentations for FKC & FCIS
Jeanne @jmplus2
Passion-Driven Classroom

Brain-based teaching :) Sprenger
Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kids


Stephanie Harvey & Anne Goudvis.
Carol Ann Tomlinson