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Lisa Nielsen
Works at New York City Department of Education
Attended Massachusettes College of Liberal Arts
Lives in Manhattan
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Have you used social media to spice up trips to the museum? If yes, how'd it go? If no, what do you think of these ideas?
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Some ideas to make your next trip to the museum with kids even more fun.
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We did that some, but only the teachers were sharing events...nothing earth shattering. #TrinityShares  on Twitter.
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April fools!  Are your Facebook friends really who you think they are?
This week a relative of mine, who is a senior citizen, friend-requested me on Facebook. Not only do I love to see more and more seniors connecting online, I also love that this provides further opportunity for generations to ...
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Don’t be fooled on Facebook
This week a relative of mine, who is a senior citizen, friend-requested me on Facebook. Not only do I love to see more and more seniors connecting online, I also love that this provides further opportunity for generations to share their lives. Especially th...
This week a relative of mine, who is a senior citizen, friend-requested me on Facebook. Not only do I love to see more and more seniors connecting online, I also love that this provides further opportunity for generations to ...
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What do you think? What do your students think?  Are they bored in class?
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you can do it.
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A great example of how social media connects a young person with special needs to the world and gives her a voice.
Carly Fleischmann hadn't communicated with many people before she started using social media. That is because Carly doesn't speak. Today however, social media has opened the door to give this very social young lady access to ...
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Sharing ideas around how BYOD is not a distraction, but rather a tool of engagement.  

Hangout members will log on at 8:30.  Public viewing and recording will begin at 9:00 p.m. 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Lisa Nielsen. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Yes.  We were doing guest equipment checks at 8:30 and went live at 9:00. 
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Think pre-teens should be banned from using tech? That's not what the research says.
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thank you for sharing
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Has someone told you the research shows that pre-teens shouldn't use tech? Show them this.
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Good piece. I still show this UK old interview with Ben Goldacre (http://is.gd/nTUEGu 2.25 mins) from 2009
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Is your school obsolete? This quiz helps answer that question and provides a great conversation-starter for the school community.
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Excellent and brilliant article.
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Education Technologist
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  • New York City Department of Education
    Technology Innovation Expert, present
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Bender Helper Impact
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Passionate about sharing ideas around learning innovatively.
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Lisa Nielsen is an educational administrator and permanently certified teacher with more than a decade's worth of experience working in educational innovation at the city, state, and national level. Working as an innovative educator in New York City, Ms. Nielsen was honored as Teacher of the Year and was her district's nominee for Technology Educator of the year. Ms. Nielsen has worked in various capacities in educational innovation at the NYC Department of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University including as manager of instructional technology professional development, literacy coach, instructional technology coach, teacher, librarian, and staff developer. She currently serves as Technology Innovation Manager for the NYC Department of Education. 

Ms. Nielsen is a
Google Certified Teacher, International Edublogger, International EduTwitter, and creator of The Innovative Educator blog, website, learning network, and wiki.

In addition to her blog (
http://TheInnovativeEducator.blogspot.com), her work is published in “Learning and Leading,” “Tech & Learning,” and ISTE Connect. An outspoken and passionate advocate of innovative education Ms. Nielsen is also covered by local and national media for her views on "Thinking Outside the Ban" and determining ways to harness the power of technology for instruction and providing a voice to educators and students.
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  • Massachusettes College of Liberal Arts
  • Adelphi University
  • Hunter University
  • UCLA
  • Cal State Northridge
  • UNLV
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Velmer