Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Increase your Net Impact by answering questions.

How about this... an increase in KLOUT because I've been posting on Facebook and blogging...

Are you looking to increase your web presence?

Are you hoping to have a bigger "Net Impact"?

Then look for opportunities to answer questions on the Klout account...

Here's an example.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Click here to help teachers learn about a useful tip (to improve their ability to present information)

What tips do you think are useful for teachers?

Click here and help make the tips more accessible to teachers.

These search terms  could use your click to boost their usefulness:  "Certificate instructional technologies youtube"

Thank you for your clicks.

Find your gift, then give it away (seen on the Internet)

I found this message on the wall of my facebook page.  I'm not sure where it came from.  
My goal as a teacher is to put this message in front of students.   

My goal as a taxpayer is to make it possible for teachers to have the resources and training to put this message in front of students.   

Thanks to Leslie Lott for posting this message.

Here are five things to click on. Your clicks will raise the rank of these items.

Here is a booklet that I compiled using materials by Sydney Omarr.
bubbles created by whales around a school of herring

(2)  Here is a booklet that my friend Mario Llorente inspired when he sent me an article on wikipedia about "Humanistic Education"

A click is nice.   I want to build the future with you.  Let's go.   Yella!

(3)  Close Encounter   a man and a whale

(4)  blue whale

Humpbacks cooperate to feed

What do you want to see happen?
What clicks do you recommend?  Send me your suggestions

Monday, May 20, 2013

An interesting slogan from Julie Dixon ("Use Your Currency. Ask people to act.") "Shape Your World" and a link to Conner Gorry's blog. Two reasons to click and increase   why not click and learn about Conner Gorry...
I found this slogan on the top of this Chasing Chaypril blog.

I like her slogan:  Use your currency.

A girl in China

You have power with Likes, Follows, Subscribes, Views and Clicks.   Use

Let's practice Spanish conversation with videos. What is about learning a language?

Let's promote conversation.

HEre is a conversation that could be used over and over again.
Step 1
Read the lines.  

Step 2
listen to the dialog

Step 3
Listen again!   Wow, this guy talks quickly!

Let's help this video get more hits.

Click on Dr. Grammar's blog and let's help shift how writing is taught

Click here   let's have an impact.  let's click on this blog entry by eminent professor Dennis Baron...

The Web of Language by Dennis Baron

Let's take the views from under 10,000 to over 10 million...

Sunday, May 19, 2013 suggests a visit to Summerhill

Why not go here?  Look at Summerhill

Parents are slow in realising how unimportant the learning side of school is. Children, like adults, learn what they want to learn. All the prize-giving and marks and exams side-track proper personality development. 

Books are the least important apparatus in a school. All that any child needs is the three R’s the rest should be tools and clay and sports and theatre and paint and freedom.

Most of the school work that adolescents do is simply a waste of time, of energy, of patience. It robs youth of its right to play and play and play: it puts old heads on young shoulders.

Read more

Activity from May 2013: What is Your Net Impact?

Here are some posts from May
Click on these links to have some Net Impact...
Discussion of Summerhill

Webinars from ASCD (a useful organization)
New poster about Mary Finnocchiaro's work

There is a series of posters that need some clicks.

Click here to see the poster
Do you want to find some more items for your clicks?  

Do you have suggestions for me to post here?

Write to,

Click on, please.  
Thank you

What is It's like your klout, it's your impact on the Internet. is here
What is your impact on the Internet?  
Go to Amazon

One measure is called  

Another way to measure your impact on the Internet is to count how many people you have 
urged to click on an obscure video (with fewer than 1,000 views) ...

Two years from now, 
what will happen to Ken Robinson's video?
see some photos on Facebook

Will the people who saw 
Robinson's TED talks also
know about a book
written by Raymond Hartjen?

Will any of those people
know about Sudbury schools?
What about Summerhill?
Click here to see a recent post about these schools....

Click on
What else could you post 
in your status box on your
Facebook page?

What do you want to see happen?  How are you managing your time on the Internet?  As Clint Black sings, "We can use our time carefully."  Find the lyrics

What additional account 
could you subscribe to?

What places do you subscribe to?
Where do you go to get information?
What sites and youtube channels do you follow?
What is your next click?
What do you recommend?  (How about recommending this post to your friends and colleagues...?  We can use the hits.)

What is your net impact?

see the video
Inspiration is always a lady.  Loneliness is her friend and silence is the spouse who breeds her.  
Jose Marti

Translated by Mario Llorente Leyva

Click here to find some past campaigns.    Subscribe to this blog to get some suggestions.

Click here to see some recent suggestions for your clicking.