Hope you are all having a wonderful week. Found this comic online and had to share - I know I certainly dozed off behind my laptop once or twice in college. With my tendency to peruse Facebook and Twitter, I quickly learned that I couldn't take laptops to large lecture classes because I wouldn't pay … Continue reading LOL of the Week
Check out this awesome graphic checklist for creating 21st century blog posts by Langwitches. I can see myself using it to check my own blog posts to make sure they are the best possible posts they can be. Print it out, make copies for your students, or blow it up for your school computer lab!
The fine folks at TED recently published a list of the 10 most popular TED-Ed videos, which range from topics such as plankton, atoms, Shakespeare and complex cell theory. These videos are spectacular demonstrations of educators across the globe sharing the expertise with the world. In essence, they are flipped videos for the general public! … Continue reading Top 10 Most Popular TED-Ed Lessons
Recently, a colleague of mine wanted to introduce blogging in the classroom as a forum for responses to A Separate Peace. He was excited about the prospects, but unsure of how to begin the process. When talking with him about his goals for the blog and how he might go about setting up the parameters for … Continue reading 10 Tips to Guide Classroom Blog Implementation
A while ago I had shared with you information about Dabbleboard, an online whiteboard collaboration platform. Recently, I found out that Dabbleboard is no more! The loss of this simple, easy-to-use platform is sad, as it seemed to be one of the few online collaboration tools that was pain-free and setup-free. On my hunt to … Continue reading Twiddla: Easy Online Collaboration
Saw this and thought it was brilliant! How many of you have seen technology classes being taught with little to no use of contemporary technology?
Click the image above to view the Guardian's interactive graphic novel on the journey to US Election Day, 2012.