Archives for December 8, 2009

  1. Web 2.0 and Discovery — A partnership

    There are so many good web 2.o tools out there, several with a Discovery presence already.  Now, how can we use those Web 2.o tools with Discovery products to help academic achievement.   Here’s a few ideas: >>Wikis are a great and easy start.  Create your own special Discovery related wiki with subject pages to add […]

  2. Dragon Dictation

    This is a MUST have iPhone app. It’s also free, for now. What you are going to read next is the exact dictation, obviously unedited, from my blabbering on the way home from school today using Dragon Dictation, a free app for the iPhone. Following the dictation are a few of my thoughts on this […]

  3. Gentle Reminder: Recruitment and Retention of Girls in STEM

    This week’s Wednesday Workshop will focus on Gender Equity: Recruitment and Retention of Girls in STEM and will be presented by Celestia Cazalet (Elaine Plybon RL).  Enrollment of girls in higher level science, technology, engineering, and math programs is traditionally much lower than that of boys. Is there something we, as teachers, can do to turn […]