Well, it's almost the end of another week, and time for another educational technology cartoon! This cartoon perfectly sums up the change I am hearing about across the web - replacing textbooks with iPads and other eReader devices! What does this look like in your school? Do you support the idea of replacing books with … Continue reading LOL of the Week
PREREQUISITES: Before starting this module, you will need the following: A teacher licensed Prezi account (this can be created here with your school email address, or if you do not have a school email address, you can read more about an alternate way to get an EDU email here). A computer with speakers (or a headset) and a good internet connection (you can check your internet speed here - … Continue reading Learn Prezi in 30 Minutes
If I make a quiz with 23 questions, how much should a student who got 12 of questions correct earn? How about a student who got 21 of them correct? Usually, to answer these questions I would pull out a calculator to do the math, or write down a grading scale. Today, however, I used … Continue reading Digital Grading Scale: Easy to Use!
If you could learn a new technology tool for your classroom in 30 minutes, would you? I’d wager that your answer is probably yes. One of the greatest problems with professional development today is that it is lengthy, boring and irrelevant. In order to do my part in combatting that, I’ve decided to feature a … Continue reading 30 Minute PD!
Blabberize is a fun, free web 2.0 tool that allows you to quickly and painlessly create talking photos. Simply upload a photo of your choice, select the photo's mouth or jaw, and record your audio. Instantly, Blabberize will compile those elements together and you'll get something like this. Other features include: Importing prerecorded audio Adding … Continue reading Blabberize and 10 Classroom Applications
You know it, you love it, you played it for countless hours growing up, and now it has a brand new interface! The classic four colored memory game, Simon Says, is now online. From the same people who brought you the Bouncy Balls classroom management tool comes a simple, online version of Simon Says. Use … Continue reading Simon Says Online: Classic Game, New Media
Covering the elements in your chemistry class? Check out this wonderful Periodic Table of Comic Books! It has comic book pages that refer to elements organized in periodic table format. Although most of the comic books refer to them in villainous schemes or fantastical experiments, it can be a fun and entertaining way to engage students! Below … Continue reading Periodic Table of Comic Books