Daily Archives: April 8, 2009

How to Assess English Language Learners (Online Chat)

Greetings Blogosphere! It’s your friendly assessment nerd, Porter 🙂 I just got word that Education Week is conducting a live chat Thursday, April 9, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time on how to assess English-Language Learners. Margo Gottlieb, director of assessment and evaluation at the Illinois Resource Center, lead developer at the World-Class

Congrats to STAR Leaders in Learning!

Cable in the Classroom recently announced it’s 47 finalists for the Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards.  This year, four STAR Discovery Educators have the distinction of being chosen as finalists for General Excellence category of this prestigious award!  Please join me in congratulating them on the nomination and wishing them the best during the final

Digital Storytelling, Hollywood style!

Our own Digital Storytelling guru, Joe Brennan, was recently interviewed by Techn & Learning about his thoughts on techniques, software, and how to get the best bang for the buck! A selection from it to whet your appetite: Q. Many teachers are using digital storytelling in the classroom. How can seasoned educators in this genre

WebBlender 2.2 from Tech4Learning

WebBlender 2.2 Update Available Now! The latest WebBlender 2 update is available for download. This update is free to all WebBlender 2 users.Support for Netbooks WebBlender 2.2 adds support for small screen netbooks. WebBlender will automatically detect that you are on a netbook and adjust the interface to work at its resolution. You can read

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 04/08/2009

YouTube – MIT’s Channel Tags: youtube, education, mit SL Survival Guide Second Life Survival Guide Tags: SL, Second, Life, educators, teachers, education 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning This 2020 Forecast is a tool for thinking about, preparing for, and shaping the future. It outlines key forces of change that will shape the landscape