Daily Archives: January 22, 2014


Fall VirtCon Recap-Tech Treats or Tricks

Fall VirtCon Recap-Tech Treats or Tricks

One of the coolest Virtcon sessions was Tech Treats or Tricks, by Kathy Beck (no relation). The session focuses on tools to help students research in the digital age. You can view the archive here. This is one of those great sessions where you come away with new ideas and new sites to explore  as

Sir Francis Bacon

On this day…

On this day… Sir Francis Bacon, an English philosopher, statesman, and scientist, was born January 22, 1561. Bacon’s work established and made popular the inductive methods for scientific inquiry, referred to as the scientific method (the foundation of modern scientific inquiry). He also served as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Bacon began attending


Featured Board: Math Concepts

Teachers want students to understand concepts and be able to explain their learning. Sure, there’s always a test or report a student could create, but what about a multimedia board sharing what they’ve learned? This week’s Discovery Education Board Builder Featured Board does just that. Take a look at the screen shot below of a