Archive for January, 2012

Jan 29

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Tools for Creating Data Visualizations tags: data visualization tools freetech4teachers infographics Chart Chooser – Juice Analytics tags: charts infographics tools templates data analytics excel SkypePlay – The Play Project tags: play project Skype elementary collaboration The Difference Between Digital Literacy and Digital Fluency | SociaLens Blog tags: fluency literacy digitalfluency […]

Jan 26

Via – EDchat Thanks to Nic Peachey for sharing this article on his page (   The author, Peter Pappas,  has provided a very nice overview and flow of Blooms Taxonomy and reflection.  Peter’s diagram illustrates the process he models when leading trainning for administrators when they conduct walkthrough observations which in turn […]

Jan 25

Via – EDchat Last week Apple released iBooks Author as a free tool to create and design books for the iPad. But is this just a niche tool for creating textbooks or is there something useful you can do with it? If this has not interested you enough, be sure to read the entire […]

Jan 25

Via – EDchatThis article from was written by Dolores Gende.  She talks about creating your own textbook after providing an illustration showing textbook rental fees, cost of purchasing new or used books, and eTextbooks.   Dolores’ “The Process” image (one used to illustrate this post) says it all aggregation, curation, creation.  What really […]

Jan 24

Via – EDchatToday another data point emerged, demonstrating that the iPad can be a valuable asset in education.  Christina Bonnington of WIRED Magazine talks about how the iPad and electronic textbooks options have provided benefits in the classroom.  For example, she discusses how Houghton Mifflin Hartcourt Algebra1 course app being integrated into math instruction […]

Jan 24

Via – EDchatThe 2012 AuthenticSTEM Guide to STEM Education Resources guide is divided into 8 sections as defined by the 8 Keys to Education Reform through STEM Education. Via

Jan 23

Via – EDchat Screencasting  is a better and great way to showcase a procedure, to teach,demonstrate a service or to create video tutorials without having to write a content or an article.Via

Jan 22

Via – EDchatHow many of you currently own a cell phone, or a flat panel HD television?  How about a Wii?  This infographic will open your eyes not just to the advancement of technology but what prices of older technology would be if made with those same materials today.   Therefore, I encourage everyone […]

Jan 22

Apple Takes Aim at Education With iBooks 2 and Textbook Publishing Tools Apple Takes Aim at Textbooks, Launches iBooks 2 and DIY Publishing Tools tags: twitter My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought – Blogs tags: classrooms student schools cnn flippedclassroom flipped flipping You Can […]

Jan 20

Via – EDchatThe all-new iTunes U app lets teachers create and manage courses including essential components such as lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabuses and offer them to millions of iOS users around the world. Read the entire story via at

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