London 2012 Olympic Games: A Short, Animated History

Check out the Guardian's clever, animated summary of Olympic history, from Ancient Greece to modern day. Explore more Olympics learning articles and websites at the Guardian's resource roundup¬†for London 2012. Go team USA! ūüôā

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LOL of the Week

FAIL! You are hopelessly out of your league. Please ask someone under the age of 20 for help. LOL

Making Pinterest in the Classroom A Reality: 6 Practical Points

Lately, there has been a lot of attention and discussion about using Pinterest as a tool in the classroom. In fact, I myself have written two posts about incorporating the social media pinning website in the classroom: 10 Ways to Use Pinterest in the Classroom¬†and Pinterest ‚Äď Turning Procrastination into Classroom Preparations. While these ideas … Continue reading Making Pinterest in the Classroom A Reality: 6 Practical Points

Cuttings.Me – Online Journalism, Blogging and Writing Portfolios

Today I was asked to research some tools for students to compile their writing samples online. While there are many products that provide digital portfolio services, I was interested in something simple, free, and fresh. That's when I came across Cuttings.me, an online tool that allows users to clip all of their writing work in … Continue reading Cuttings.Me – Online Journalism, Blogging and Writing Portfolios

LOL of the Week

Here's this week's educational technology related cartoon: As teachers, have any of you ever felt that your students might view you this way? I myself often worry that if I don't keep up with the newest technologies, students might view me and my knowledge repertoire as obsolete!