5 Ways to Use Voxer to Grow your Math Mindset

By Lisa Dabbs, Educational Consultant & Author

I was introduced to Voxer in 2012, and began to use it on occasion with a family member. This was a few years before it became this amazing resource that I now have come to rely on to connect and collaborate with educators all around the world!

Connected to What Matters
I’m a connected educator. Okay, there I’ve said it and I’m not embarrassed to say that I wear that title proudly. I’ve had the pleasure of building many local and international relationships via social media and have grown in my practice as a result. I’m also thoroughly convinced that using Voxer has deepened those connections. Having said that, I’m also keenly aware that not everyone is as connected as I am. When it comes to the topic of why we should connect as an educational community, there are a variety of thoughts on the subject, and some say that they just don’t have the time. My response would be that we make the time for what matters so why not see connecting to grow our practice as a valuable action.

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Deepening Professional Relationships Through Voxer

By Victoria Olson, Grade 3/4 Teacher

In the Summer of 2013, I thought I had already found my professional development mecca as a teacher. It was Twitter. As crazy as it sounds to those outside our circle, teachers all over the globe use social media to connect and collaborate to further their professional development. From Twitter chats where conversation revolves around a common hashtag, to Google+ groups that focus on specific learning styles or projects, social media has helped me forge several professional relationships and friendships with educators all over the world over the last two years.

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