M.I.T. App Inventor is an app creation tool that makes teaching app building to students easy. There are lesson plans and resources such as the educator’s forum, and a free course in a box called App Inventor. MIT App Inventor is making it easy for teachers to help develop their students into makers and builders.
The turnout for Atlanta’s face to face Spring Virtcon event was amazing! There were many great sessions, and I look forward to viewing the archive to see the sessions I missed. Here is a link to the Blendspace page I created for my face to face session on Gamification. http://blnds.co/QOz4CT
“Unwind” by Neal Shusterman is the March DENbrarian book selection. Visit the DENbrarian Pinterest and Facebook pages for information and great resources related to young adult literature.
Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers -Monique Liles Building Learning Spaces: There are many platforms for students to build and engage in transformational play that will enhance critical skills needed for the global 21st century economy. Students are building and making a variety of objects from 3d worlds such as Minecraft,,
Affordable 3D printing at your fingertips from 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D printing pen! Ink is released from the pen, hardening into a solid design very quickly. Visit the 3Doodler blog for more information about this product, and to pre-order for $99.00. http://www.the3doodler.com/about-us/ Free stencils are available on the “teach” link. What will your students
Need a way to provide a visual to your students to help them maintain appropriate noise level during activities in the classroom? Try Bouncy Balls! This fun website is free, and has a built in microphone that is sensitive enough to reach the back of a large classroom. It detects shuffling feet, chair movement,
Many of you may have realized, to your chagrin, that the Xtranormal site has been shut down as of July 31st. I searched for alternatives and found Digital Films . I have only been playing around with it for a few hours, but have not noticed a feature that allows characters to speak typed text
Register for Edmodocon here to learn all about Edmodo and how to use it in the classroom.
Staples and Office Depot appreciate Georgia teachers in McDonough, GA on August 3, 2013. Check with your local stores for times in your area. The Staples on Jonesboro Rd. in McDonough, GA will provide the following for teachers from 9:00 am -12:00 pm on 8/3/13: FREE shopping bag plus 20% back* in Staples Rewards® on
Create beautiful data for presentations, or have your students create visually stunning posters from their data for FREE! I used an app called Piktochart to create a poster for my Earth Science students about careers in geoscience. I plan to teach my students to create similar posters from their science lab data, for