I'm just as shocked as you are. GoogleReader is one of the biggest staples of my internet perusing, followed closely by another Google product... YouTube. Now we find out that YouTube will also be shut down. Here's the video Google has shared to explain why: April Fool's, y'all!
Here we are again, at the end of another month! This one has been dragging on for me, although with this week for a break I should be back and enthusiastic at the start of April! I hope all of you have had an enjoyable March yourselves, and can't thank you all enough for helping … Continue reading Best Posts: March 2013 Edition
I was looking around for some new posters I could use to spice up the walls of our computer lab, and came across this one from Common Sense Media. It's a fun, engaging way to get students to think about the process of making a decision like posting a photo of a friend online … Continue reading Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle/High School
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might seem to some as just semantics, in my opinion there is a huge difference between the two - a difference that can be seen in the … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?
Sounds a little farfetched, I know, but it is true! At Free Rice, every question you answer correctly donates 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program. This website is a wonderful way for students to practice important subject skills and simultaneously learn about charity and world hunger. More information, data and … Continue reading Free Rice: Answer Questions Correctly and Help Alleviate World Hunger
THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER - CHECK OUT WHO WON HERE. Alright y'all, it's the middle of the school year, and if you are anything like me, you are starting to run a little ragged. So, to get you pumped up for the rest of the semester, I have something exciting for you... A Free 1 Year … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: A Year of GoAnimate for 5 Teachers and 100 Students!