Twitter the Great Equalizer

The road to learning

A few weeks ago during #satchat and their live presentation from the Penn Graduate School of Education, I recall a particular comment made by Billy Krakower (@wkrakower) that really resonatedhe commented how he as a teacher, was part of a Twitter team made up of a principal @bcurrie5 and now superintendent @ScottRRocco, and yet at the #satchat table, they were all on a level playing field.

As I was crafting an email to send to my staff about a special visitor this week to our school, Marty Keltz (@martysnowpaw),  I was really hit by the amazing resume I was sending out.  Here is an accomplished individual, an Emmy winning producer as well as company co-founder, whom I love engaging with regularly on chats and ideas, and here he is asking to come for a visit to my school.  I, of course, was truly excited to welcome Marty and I…

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About Sharon LePage Plante

Sharon Plante, an educator with 22 years teaching experience in special education, has been an educator at The Southport School for fourteen years, as well as currently serving as Director of Technology. She utilizes her educational training and love of technology to engage students with learning disabilities in building their skills and finding success. Sharon is the co-author of Using Technology to Engage Students with Learning Disabilities. She was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from George Mason University College of Education and Human Development. She has presented at Everyone Reading, EdRev, Edscape, ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association), Spotlight on Dyslexia, IDA (International Dyslexia Association) and New York Chapter of ALTA (Academic Language Trainers Association), as well as at several EdCamps, on using technology to empower the dyslexic learner. Sharon is a co-founder of #edtechchat, and co-organizer of EdCampSWCT.
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