Tag Archives: Terry Heick

The Definition of Digital Citizenship

Written by Terry Heick; originally posted on Teachthought As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important. Which begs the question: what is digital citizenship? Well, first citizenship, which is formally defined as “the quality of an individual’s response to membership in a community.” This makes citizenship far…
Read more

25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher

You might be a 21st century teacher if… Original Post by TeachThought You think of clouds as good things. You check twitter for news. And only twitter. The blogosphere is more relevant a term than the stratosphere. You spent more this year on iPad peripherals than you have pencils and pens. You giggle when you recall…
Read more

What Learnist’s Growth Means For The Future Of Education

What Learnist’s Growth Means For The Future Of Education   Guest Blog by Terry Heick of TeachThought, What Learnist’s Growth Means For The Future Of Education:  Learnist, everyone’s favorite learning curation tool, has received $20,000,000 in funding from, among other investors, Discovery Communications. That’s a lot of coins and a heavy investor. Its users have increased…
Read more

Educators: Embrace Social Media

What is up with teacher development and the fear of social media? So many educators are soaring into the next advent of learning, while others continue to lecture and talk with the kids, avoiding the digital tools that are so readily available. Yesterday, in a passing conversation discussing sharing of great resources, I asked a…
Read more