Daily Archives: June 9, 2011


Things I Know You Must Read

Usually, this portion of the Wisconsin DEN blog is titled “Things I Think You Should Read.”  I’m changing that just a little this time.  I’ve come across a few blog posts recently that I think are ABSOLUTE MUST reads for all educators.  You might have seen these already, but if you haven’t I think you


LearnBoost – free online grade book and lesson planner and more

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy LearnBoost is an online grade book and lesson planner that is available for free to educators. It has a grade book, lesson planner, attendance, reporting and calendar. It is easy to use, visually appealing, and you can share information with students and parents. The lesson planner is integrated with state standards and


Science of Cooking – great resource to engage and excite students about science

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy The Science of Cooking is a wonderful site from the Exploratorium that explores the science behind food and cooking. Categories include eggs, candy, spices, meat and more. Each category has information, resources, recipes and more and explores the science of the food idea and how cooking it affects it. It really is a fun


Simplenote – easy to use note taking and list service and app

By David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy I just learned about Simplenote from Digitizd by David Pierce. In his article, he talks about why he switched from Evernote to Simplenote and I thought that many people may just need a simple note taking app like this and that I should share it with them. I use Evernote for everything from lesson plans to meeting


Diipo – Education 2.0 social network for classes

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Diipo is a new free service (in beta) that describes itself as “Education 2.0 Social Network for your Class”. Diipo allows the teacher to communicate with their students and vice versa and also allows the teacher to connect to other educators and connect classes to each other. It is easy to use and