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After posting at the beginning of October, I had an epiphany as I watched myself click on the same folder in my iPhone (& iPad) hour after hour; too many times during the day to even count:  Connect

Aside:                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yes, I'm one of "those" people who organize my apps into folders.  I can't stand to have page after page of apps. I like them grouped together by task/function.  Yes, I realize this is a bit obsessive.  Deal with it.

I truly do love to connect.

I connect DAILY with many different people in many different online places and discuss various topics:
  • Twitter
  • my blog
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Untappd
  • Tumblr
  • Hangouts
  • FourSquare
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
I also connect on Instagram but it's in a different folder...:)  

Are all of my conversations/connections related to education and/or libraries?  Nope.  I'm not just a one-sided person.  I have other interests and hobbies too!

Do you need to connect in all of these different places?  Absolutely not!  But I truly do recommend finding one or two that suits you and giving it a try.  Connecting daily always brings me new ideas and inspires me.  

So now that we're beyond Connected Educators month...let's continue to old and new ways!


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