Daily Archives: March 30, 2011

Explore the Blue Essay Contest Winner

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing campaign and Discovery Education announced the grand prize winner of the ‘Explore the Blue‘ essay contest. Students were asked to compose a short essay describing an outdoor fishing or boating experience and touch upon the importance of protecting and conserving our nation’s waterways. Grand prize winner,

iSpy with SciSpy!

If you’re a fan of the natural world (who isn’t?) and have an iOS device, there’s a new app from the Science Channel that you’ll want to check out.  It’s called SciSpy and it’s akin to your own personal game of Eye Spy that you can play in your own backyard.  The app provides a

Evernote – great app gets better with web app updates

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Evernote, the “remember everything” app has made updates to their web app. Evernote allows you to take and share notes, clip web pages or parts of web pages, upload files, upload photos and search text in photos, and much more. I’m a huge fan and user of Evernote. There are downloads for Windows

Blindness isn’t Black

Hello Educators! I want to extend a special invitation to those of you in the KC area to attend our exhibit, “Blindness Isn’t Black,” a VSA Missouri statewide touring exhibit of work by nine artists with disabilities. In 2009 VSA Missouri published Blindness isn’t Black, an anthology of work by 23 Missouri artists and writers

Spring has Arrived!!

Let’s talk about some Web 2.0 Tools that will inspire Creative and Colorful Projects to pop up in your Classroom! Students love to learn new ways of expressing themselves and finding new creative outlets.  We have heard of some of the popular Web 2.0 tools that are classroom friendly like Wordle, Voicethread, and Animoto. Prezi

National Poetry Month

It is almost National Poetry Month!  Take some time out to read some poetry! I have enclosed 30 ways to share poetry in your classroom from Poets.org.. If you have more ideas please share. Have a great Poetry Month! Enjoy! 30 Ways to Celebrate         Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day The idea