Daily Archives: January 25, 2012

FETC Conference Catchup

FETC Conference Catchup

This week has been a whirlwind of activity in Orlando at the Florida Educational Technology Conference. Tuesday had everyone flipping as we learned how to use Flip cameras to make a huge impact on our student’s learning. Thanks Discovery for a great pre-con event. Dr. Lodge’s music, paper-slide videos and flipping techniques were enjoyed by

Inching the Door Open

A recent blog entry on the Teaching Channel caught my interest. It was titled, “The Detriment of Teacher Isolation.” I have never considered myself an isolated teacher. I do spend a lot of time in my classroom with the door closed; however, I don’t feel isolated. Hallway discussions, conversations with colleagues, and great resources like

DE Science Techbook Seasonal Science Stream for February…. Heart Hubub

Join us in February for heart pounding lessons on teaching the cardiovascular system by attending Heart Hubub!  Each month the DE Instructional Implementation team brings you two exciting programs that focus on a specific topic.  This month’s topic is the heart, heart health and the cardiovascular system.  Join us on February 8, 2012 at 8pm

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 01/25/2012

TumbleBooks – eBooks for eKids! TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. Tags: ebooks, audiobooks, literacy, books, interactive, kids, children, reading – By Carolyn Rains PBS KIDS Lab Tags: math, PBS, science, KIDS, activities, apps, elementary geteach.com Very cool site

Essentials Bag for Students – what they need to have

by David Andrade   What I think students should have in their school bag (high school and college) as essential materials.   1. Laptop or Tablet and charger – depends on student needs, school policies, etc.   2. Notetaking app – Evernote, Simplenote, etc.   3. Cloud file service – ok, not in bag, but a must have to backup