Daily Archives: January 3, 2009

Moby Dick for the Digital Learner

Moby Dick for the Digital Learner

Cross-posted on Cliotech Image by wolfgraebel via Flickr I had an opportunity to [virtually] meet the developer of a top-notch literature annotation website, Power Moby-Dick. Power Moby-Dick is a full-text annotation of Herman Melville‘s classic novel. The site also offers resources for students and teachers as well as a regular features on the book’s ongoing

Brainyflix SAT Vocab Video Contest

Cross-posted on Cliotech I know that a few others have blogged about this contest, but it’s a really great idea and I wanted to share it here as well. BrainyFlix is endeavoring to help students better prepare for the SATs through a mode of learning that research has proven to be very powerful for 21st


I had an opportunity to explore a new student assessment application, QuizEgg. QuizEgg is cross-platform web-based assessment creator. Here is a quick overview of the major features: Currently, there are six question types: multiple choice, true/false, multiple response, fill in the blank, word list, and essay (essay is the only option that is not automatically

Recruiting Roving Reporters

That’s right!  DEN in SL is recruiting Roving Reporters to be part of the Blog team.  Do you spend time in SL and have some fabulous sims you’d like to share?  WE WANT YOU!!! Do you attend events in SL and would like to do a write up?  WE WANT YOU!!! Have you mastered some

Mark Your Calendars – January Events

Whether you’ve created a New Year’s Resolution to learn more, or not (I’m of the ‘not’ category — in terms of New Year’s Resolutions, NOT about learning more! LOL) I hope that you’ll mark your calendars to join us this month as we start off 2009 with our continuing Wednesday Workshop series. First up, on

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 01/03/2009

New Study Shows Time Spent Online Important for Teen Development – MacArthur Foundation Key points: -There is a generation gap in how youth and adults view the value of online activity. -Youth are navigating complex social and technical worlds by participating online. -Young people are motivated to learn from their peers online. (this is a