Wednesday, December 16, 2015

My Top Posts in 2015

I did not write a lot this year as I was a little bit busy working on my PhD. Believe me, I missed it so much, but you know time is so limited. I hope 2016 will be a great year full of more learning and thus more reflections to flourish my digital space. Before saying Goodbye to 2015, I just wanted to share some posts that were frequently viewed by my readers.

My selection is based on two criteria:

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Tips & Tricks: How to get books and articles for free?

Seven years ago, finding books related to the areas of my research was like a headache. This is maybe because I didn't know more about the power of the Internet. But now, it is like a piece of cake. Taking an online course by Google about searching, following people via social media and spending much time browsing, I have learned some ways that I consider helpful to any researcher. In this post, I will tell you some tips and tricks that can help you to find what you need:

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Metacognition and reflection are NOT synonymous ...

Metacognition and reflection are often used inter-changeably in educational conversations. However, there is a definite distinction between these two terms. Metacognition is the one that is often misused and understood among educators, teachers and researchers. I always read and hear that it simply means "thinking about thinking."

What does it mean?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Snip; a free screenshot tool from Microsoft

Making tutorials for my students and other colleagues is a daily activity as a teacher. I already use Snagit program that helps me to capture my screen, add my annotations, and then save it as an image file. For many years, it works well with me. However, one needs more. That's why I share with you a free screenshot tool from Microsoft called Snip with many other fabulous features. 

Why Snip?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

For FREE you can learn: 16 OPTIONS you can choose from!

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It is not the degree of education you have got that matters, but your passion and desire for lifelong learning and updating your knowledge regularly. As a result of the rapid changes in our life maybe because of the technology revolution, we must equip ourselves with many skills that are urgent in the 21st century. I know you are so busy and have no enough time to spend in a face-to-face training for example. Actually, I have the same problem. As a teacher, I have to upgrade my ways of teaching every year under the pressure of my limited time. 

So, what is the solution? 

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Missed it: Teacher Entrepreneurship Week 2015 Recordings to other educators online and listening to their experiences, tips, and successful practices is my primary pathway to lifelong learning and improving my teaching skills. Teacher Entrepreneurship Week held on August 24-27, 2015 is a great opportunity for teachers to update their expertise and try to cope up with all the recent trends of teaching and learning. 

In case you missed this event, here is all the stuff recorded on YouTube.


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

3 FREE Opportunities for Blogging ...

Do you want to improve your blogging skills? Are you looking for an opportunity to write for an authentic audience? Have you ever thought of yourself blogging as a pro? Blogging University offers a bunch of mini courses on September 2015 to help you achieve these goals above.

Why not register now and get started?

Monday, August 3, 2015

High-Quality Images for FREE

Black photo iconAs a writer or a teacher, sometimes one needs some images of high quality for inspiration or reusing. Unsplash provides you with lots of them for FREE.

So fabulous, believe me.
Let’s go and see!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Register NOW for EdmodoCon 2015 - August 4, 2015
Cost: FREE
Where: Online
When: Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM 4:45 PM PDT
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EdmodoCon is a live online event where educators from around the world connect with each other to share how they are using Edmodo and other digital tools to personalize learning. It is designed to help you partner with other teachers, discover valuable new resources, and feel inspired to harness the power of edtech in your classroom.  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

3 Weeks on WordPress
I have just finished the Blogging 101 three-week course offered by the Blogging University with the help of the team. As the title says, it takes you from Zero to Hero walking away with a stronger focus for your blog.

Click here to read my reflection about this course and find a link to register for the coming offering starting on August 3 - 21, 2015

Happy blogging!
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