Daily Archives: November 29, 2011

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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 Course.

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