Daily Archives: November 29, 2011

More free classroom guides for educators from Edutopia

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy   Edutopia, the George Lucas Educational Foundation, is an excellent resource for educators. Their site has a huge variety of resources, tips, and research on education and is accessible for free. They are a big proponent of Project Based Learning and also have a lot of resources on best practices in education.  They have a

Some More Ideas for getting students engaged in STEM subjects

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy   Engineering is a passion of mine. I have a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering-Aerospace, from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and worked for 10 years as an engineer before making a career change to education. I still do some engineering consulting work also. I use engineering concepts and ideas in my physics class,

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 11/29/2011

Create Mobile Apps | Conduit Mobile “Create quality mobile apps once and deploy on all platforms Develop, publish, promote, and monetize your app No coding required!” Tags: mobile, apps, tools, generator, iOS, android – By Steven Knight About – Diipo LLC “Education 2.0: Social networking for your class Diipo connects you the teacher with your

The Edublog Awards! Time to Nominate the DEN & More

Edublog nominations are open.  It’s a time to share the best that’s out there and discover some new ones.  Discovery Education stands out as a nominee in a couple of categories.  I’m thinking many people, including me, will be make some additions to their RSS reader over the next few weeks once the list of

Resetting Moodle for New Trimester

Here are the steps to reset your Moodle courses for a new trimester, semester, or year : 1. In each course, go to the Settings menu on the left-hand side of the course. 2. Click on Reset. 3. Check anything that you want removed from the course. Just don’t remove yourself!! 🙂 4. Click Reset