Discovery Education Board Builder

Just left a Summer Institute class in Mooresville Graded Schools where the student board builder was shared!  Wow!  So excited about this tool for students this year.  Hoping soon that teachers can build boards as well.  Hint Hint DE!  If I have peaked your curiousity then search Paul Revere Board Builder and you can see […]

edcanvas: A great classroom organizational tool

  edcanvas is a different way to present lessons and material to your class.  If you have groups working on several different activities and they will need different material for each this can place it all in one location, or maybe you need to provide detail steps to a process or project.  Rubrics, presentations, or whatever […]

Muzy and picmonkey

As my heart continues to break over picnik closing I have been search of new picture sites to use.  In that search I decided on picmonkey but found Muzy along the way. Muzy.com is a photobox collage site that is really cool.  Actually students do not even have to have an account to use the site […]

Online Research Skills

Here I go getting ready to get on my soapbox about research and the skills our students need to be taught.  I just read this article from Edudemic http://edudemic.com/2012/09/students-online-researchers/ which I encourage all to stop and read and now I am trying to look at some new ways to ensure our young technology savvy students know how […]

International Dot Day

International Dot Day is September 15th.  I have been reading so much about it I decided to share it out myself in an effort to help encourage more classrooms to join in.  It is last minute but if you have not signed up head over to International Dot Day and sign up NOW and receive […]

Be Connected

So many exiting things are going on as we head back to school!  First I have been enjoying Connected Educator Month.  There is still time to check out the daily connectivity so if you have not visited the site and followed the starter kit here is the link Connected Educator Month.  Enjoy learning all the […]

New to me sites

Sitting here watching the closing ceremony of the Olympics and thought what a great time it would be to share some gold medal sites that I have recently been shown and I want to share just in case others have not found them yet. 1. symbaloo- a great visual bookmarking site! 2. penzu-journaling website.  Looks […]

Summer Institute

Just want to shout out to MGSD!  The school district I work for is hosting a Summer Institute for all their teachers.  We are having a great time learning, collaborating, planning and creating for the coming school year.  Just to name a few we have been learning about Project Based Learning, Rubrics, Digital Portfolios, Global […]

Discovery Atlas

Just wanted to mention here the Youtube video highlighting the Discovery Channel series Discovery  Atlas which highlights are now available on Discovery Education.  I was immediately hooked and had to go and check out some of the actual full highlights.  This series will be a great supplement to Social Studies classrooms and World History classes.  […]

Blogging

  My new thing is blogging this year so this will hopefully be one of the those ways I share with the Discovery Ed family.  I plan to set aside time each week just for blogging.  I really enjoy sharing this way.  So many ways to share funny things unique things and only those who […]