You Know You’re a Techy Teacher When…

1.  You can’t remember the last time you printed a classroom document.
2.  Plurking, tweeting, and playing with your wiki in public are acceptable behaviors.
3. Your Notebook isn’t spiral bound – it plugs into the wall.
4. Forget the garden…you spend more time on the weekend weeding out your Inbox.
5. You can recite your school’s Acceptable Use Policy by heart.
6. On parent/teacher night, instead of exchanging business cards, you Bump.
7. You express yourself with emoticons.
8. You no longer consider it graffiti to write on someone’s wall.
9. Your significant other gets jealous of your PLN.
10. It’s not creepy to have lots of followers.
11. You’re in a constant battle to be Mayor of your school.
12. Your students call you the “cool” teacher.
13. The other teachers are jealous of your Prezi.
14. YouTube is blocked in your school, and you know how to get around it and still use the content.
15. The Tech Department is sick of your constant requests to unblock Twitter.
16. You’ve Googled your principal.
17.  You know that TweetDeck is not a patio with a lot of birds.
18. You correct your friends’ grammar when they text you.
19. Never mind the fruit, you want a real Apple for Christmas.
20. “Casual Fridays” means logging into the EdTech UNconference in your bunny slippers.
21. You wear your “I Heart EdTech” button everywhere you go.
22. You read this blog post then tweet it, like it, and pass it on to a friend!
23. When your students share their homework to you via GoogleDocs
24. When your students post their homework to a wiki instead of printing it out and handing it to you.
25. You plan your summer activities around Tech conferences.
26. When you Tweet homework reminders
27. When other teachers come to get tech advice from you, instead of the tech integration staff at your school.
28. When you tell students to look for homework assignments on your blog or the online learning platform that you use.
29. When you hear the phrase “How ’bout them apples!” and think MmmmMmmm… new MacBook Air… so thin…. so shiny… solidstate hard drive… oops, sorry!
30. When you have a strange look in your eye when your colleagues have a real lesson plan book instead of using an electronic one that can be accessed anywhere
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