Daily Archives: May 15, 2007

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iQuiz Maker

If you’re even REMOTELY thinking about how mobile devices can be used in education, then this will have you giddy as a schoolgirl. Via The Bionic Teacher, iTunes is now offering a game called iQuiz that allows people to download and take quizzes on their iPods.  By using the free software iQuiz Maker, you can

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Greener "Surfing" Pastures?

(I published this over at my cliotech blog, but thought I’d also share it with the PA DEN.) Okay, I admit to my totally contrived blog post title . . . I couldn’t resist. Who says that we can’t learn from our students? Today, a 7th grade student in my school shared a pretty cool

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Pimp-Out Your Website!

Ever wonder what a widget is?  You know, those cool-looking, picture-boxy thingies you see all over peoples websites?   Here’s my everyday definition: "A widget is, like, you know…" Here’s my techie definition: Essentially, a widget is a small program that can be placed on your website/MySpace, etc. profile/desktop that can range in function from a

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"Get More" from unitedstreaming

Many of you have enjoyed the resources in the Get More booklets from unitedstreaming.  Personally, I took about 100 of these booklets home after PETE&C.  I have used them in several faculty workshops and my teachers absolutely love them.  Unfortunately, I have already run through my stock.  I was lamenting that I might have to

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AFI The Missing Manual

       With apologies to David Pogue – In the last two days, I’ve had at least three requests for help locating the American Film Institute’s "21st CenturyEducator’s Handbook: Protocol and Materials Guide to the Screen Education Process" on the unitedstreaming site. A search on "AFI" will bring up the video clips and then

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