5 Social Media Tips for Professional Development Conferences

  1. Be Positive-you’re attending this conference, you’ve paid money to get there. You ought to be diving in for the best of the best to bring home with you. Leave the constructive criticism to the post-conference survey. Only post and tweet about the new ideas, great resources and other positive aspects…besides, you never know who you’ll get to network with later on.
  2. Hashtag Please-the best way to interact with others at your conference via social media is to use the designated

5 Reasons to Teach Your Next Extension Class by Webinar

1. Be Green

When you offer a Webinar, you don’t have to drive or fly to a particular location and neither do your students. This results in “Green” savings. This helpful article provides a formula for quantifying these savings–specifically with regards to the saved fuel and CO2 released into the atmosphere.

2. Save $$$

You could call this “green back” savings. Cost savings are realized from not driving or flying for both the teacher and participants. Additionally, you save on …

4-H Livestock Record App

Dear 4-H Members & Leaders,

Since November 2013 I’ve had the opportunity to work with the National 4-H Council, Tractor Supply Company, and the NMSU Learning Games Lab in the development of a mobile app for livestock record keeping.

I’m excited to tell you that the new 4-H Livestock Record mobil app is now available for download (free) on the iTunes AppStore. Click here to learn more.

The app requires iOS 7.0 or later. It’s compatible with …

Welcome EdTechs

We are eXtension’s newest learning network and we’re just getting off the ground and ramping up for an active future within Cooperative Extension. Our learning network program manager, Jamie Seger from The Ohio State University, has taken some time to answer a couple of questions related to the new network.

What’s it for?

This is a new learning network that provides Extension professionals with the platform to learn and teach each other about integrating technology into their work. This network …