Thursday, March 26, 2015

#ThrowbackThursday - Attention is influence and the importance of educators having a voice

Image result for why blogToday's #ThrowbackThursday brings us to a post I wrote that explains why blogging is important for anyone who wants a voice in global the global conversations that matter to them. In the piece I share how in the short time my blog had been around, I already was seeing the ability a blog gave me to share important ideas. Many of the sites, I referred to back then no longer exist. Keeping a blog or website active is hard work. But for me it has been worth it.  Here's a little more about that post. 

Written: Friday, May 9, 2008

Topic: Why blog

Who might be interested: Anyone considering starting a blog.

Favorite excerpt:  
It is crucially important that our digital immigrant educators begin teaching in meaningful and engaging ways that our digital native students will pay attention too. Part of bridging the gap between the natives and the immigrants occurs when the immigrants are communicating with the natives in the 21st Century platforms to which they connect and are familiar. 

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