The History of Classroom Technology: An Infographic

Saw this awesome infographic on Educator's Technology today and had to share! Just a cool visualization of how technology has changed in our classrooms. Can you believe how much we've progressed as a society? Call me old, but I still remember the days when clapping out the chalkboard dusters was something worth fighting over. Now, … Continue reading The History of Classroom Technology: An Infographic

18 Ways To Use YouTube With Bloom’s Taxonomy

I would bet money that YouTube is one of my students most used websites. Whether they are at lunch break or waiting for their parents to pick them up, they care constantly watching music videos, laughing at the newest YouTube sensation, or just browsing for news. As an educator, I think it is important to … Continue reading 18 Ways To Use YouTube With Bloom’s Taxonomy

20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom’s Taxonomy

I would wager a guess that the majority of teachers uses PowerPoint as a way to present information and lecture in class. In fact, PowerPoint has been under a lot of flack lately for being tired, dated, and unexciting. For the sake of playing devil's advocate, however, I vote that there's still some life left … Continue reading 20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom’s Taxonomy

25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy

Recently, I've been spending quite a bit of my time researching how to use Pinterest in the classroom in a way that is meaningful and relevant. I've posted a couple of articles about Pinterest before, and I've noticed that it is very popular among educators for both personal and classroom use. As I researched (and … Continue reading 25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy

5 Explosive Online Classroom Timers

Sometimes counting down the time needs to be entertaining - especially at the end of a long week or when you are in the home stretch for the end of the semester. These five explosive timers help keep track of time in an engaging way: Bomb Timer Set the time and watch the fuse burn … Continue reading 5 Explosive Online Classroom Timers

22 Ways To Use Twitter With Bloom’s Taxonomy

A few of my faculty members have been asking about ways they can use Twitter in the classroom recently. As I helped them integrate Twitter into their own classrooms, I started developing a running list of different ways Twitter could be used and quickly realized that the best way to show Twitter's value in the … Continue reading 22 Ways To Use Twitter With Bloom’s Taxonomy

Animations in the Classroom

Recently, I've been spending some time creating animations for the teachers at my school to use as supplemental content for their lessons. Often, in subjects like biology and chemistry, concepts are best understood visually. However, the problem with animations online is often that they are either too advanced or too simple for the classroom. So, … Continue reading Animations in the Classroom