In this world of social networking, educators are trying to find methods of engaging students while providing opportunities for creativity and collaboration. Welcome Edmodo to the realm of educational social networking. Many educators are currently using Edmodo (numbers increase each day) to provide opportunities to allow for collaboration that connects students at school with their […]
Archive for January, 2011
I have my iPad setup as a secondary display along with a 17 inch flat panel. Not to mention having 2 virtual machines running.
In reviewing messages on TweetDeck I came across one that mentioned a blog review written on Jeff Thomas’ Tech the Plunge site. Jeff was providing screenshots along with explainations to create a montage using Google Images. It is a very simple process and one all will enjoy. The link for you to create your […]
In my time of being a social studies teacher at the junior level and eventually a World History teacher for sophmores in high school I wish Google Earth was at the level of functionality as it is today. However, all things have to start somewhere before they are improved and seen more relevent. Today I was […]
As many of you know one of my favorite Web 2.0 tools for collecting information, sharing resources, and collaborating is LiveBinders. Tina Schneider and Barbara Tallent are two of the best ladies anyone would want to work with and not just for communication and support on an educational friendly tool. These two have been hard […]
Edutopia is asking educators across the globe to review seven different lesson plans covering from grades two through eigth or focusing on ESL students. All lesson plans have integrated technology as a tool to complete the process and product resulting from lesson completion. So, consider reviewing all seven and voting for the one you feel […]
In this time of education initiatives including 1:1 and Interactive Whiteboards, Google has taken another step towards solidifying their role as an education resource. Prior to Christmas break, one of the hot topics on Twitter was Google Lab’s Body Browser. I found the conversations very interesting and I decided to investigate the new Google Lab’s […]