Daily Archives: February 2, 2011

Coming Soon to a Computer Near You: STEMulating Student Engagement

Coming Soon to a Computer Near You: STEMulating Student Engagement

Pennsylvania Educators and Administrators, did you know that as Discovery Education subscribers, you have free access to a unique collection of career video clips, learning activities, and related content for grades K-12?  In support of STEM initiatives, Discovery Education has resources that are organized by discipline and highlight the connections among science, technology, engineering, and

Top 10 Free Resources for Educators

Dave’s Top 10 Lists Educator Resources I’ve been reading a lot of “top 10” lists lately and decided that I would do a few this week. The first top 10 list I’m doing is “My Top 10 Free Web Resources for Teachers.” These are resources that I use quite often and I truly believe that

Weather Resources

With most of the nation experiencing a huge winter storm many schools are canceled. What can you do when you get back to integrate the “stormagetton” ? Here are some online and downloadable tools to use with your students. Desktop Weather Stations to download (all free) Weather Exchange http://www.ambientweather.com/weex1.html (I use this one) WeatherBug http://weather.weatherbug.com/

Tell Your Storm Story & Share Your Pictures

, Today the major winter storm is currently heading towards the maritimes in Canada and New England in the U.S., according to the CBC news. The storm has stretched 3,200 km (2,000 miles) covering the US and Canada with loads of snow. Was your school closed due to the weather?  Was it the first snow

History You Can Dance To … Talk About Creative Teachers!

Have you always wanted history to come alive for your students? Try kicking off the French Revolution with a musical video parody of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.” That is exactly what two teachers from Hawaii have been doing. Amy Burvall and Herb Mahelona put history to music and then create a video to entice students

Tell Me A Story

Whatever you’re looking for on the web, the information is  about to be delivered to you in a whole new way.  Qwiki takes your inquiry and delivers information through a digital story. My daughter is studying Human Anatomy & Physiology, and I asked her to enter a keyword on a topic she needed some information on.