TodaysMeet and the Classroom

While perusing the internet for the ever-growing list of Web 2.0 tools, I came upon TodaysMeet, a free web-based tool that allows users to communicate in a chat room setting. It is a micro-blogging backchannel that allows discussions to flourish in a collaborative online space without interrupting ongoing activities or the need of raised hands … Continue reading


YouTube Follies

When I was a student teacher, I prepped a lesson I was proud of, showing students power struggles through the use of a comic Tom and Jerry YouTube clip. Of course, as a student teacher, I was unprepared, and panicked when I got to class and realized that YouTube was blocked by the district. I … Continue reading