While this video has more of an high school slant, I think it speaks to all students. (From Free Technology for Teachers)
What if we played a game? I showed a Google Earth image and gave you a map. You tell me where you are and get points for how close you are to the target. You can zoom in or get a 360 view of the terrain or the map. This would be a great class/group [...]
Who doesn’t like space? Here is a series of activities (and support) for the new Design Squad challenge- Mission: Solar System. This website includes videos, hands on activities, videos, and assessment tools- everything you need for a great STEM project. These projects are geared for students in 4-8 grades. (From PBS Kids)
The current featured post on edu.glogster features over 40 learning activities on a Glog. While some were familiar, others were new to me. Take a few minutes to scan the list and see how glogs could benefit your students. Since we are approaching the end of the year, perhaps have your current students create [...]
So many things we each do in a school year. It seems like every year I start off thinking that I will keep up with my FB, Twitter, blogs, webpages and more… and one or more of them take a hit! This blog seems to be last on my things to do list! I hate [...]
TED talks go to school- last week PBS aired a series of talks focused on education. Here is the clip from Sir Ken Robinson- his dry sense of humor coupled with his background in motivation and learning makes this a magnetic 20 minutes. Click here for more of his view’s on education.
My late spouse (and many others from what I’ve read) saw Seinfeld as “a show about nothing”. Guess we didn’t realize economic concepts were hiding in the comedy. Check out The Economics of Seinfeld for episodes/topics. This site only includes the links (to other sites i.e., Hulu) to the episodes. (From Free Technology for Teachers)
Great job by DE. Once again opening my eyes to several resources out there. Single best resource for teachers….you are my favorite.
June 24th, 2013 wil be my last day of work as an appointed employee of the School District of Philadelphia. 37 years as a Health Educator, Teacher of Computer Science, and Educational Technologist/Technology Integration Specialist. When it is time, you step aside and make room for your colleagues to fill in. I leave a school [...]
What works in a Discipline Alternative Education Program, aka DAEP, epecially in math? Let me put out here what I know. 1. Many of these students have disengaged from the SCHOOL learning process. They have a history of failure and school is no longer important. Many have grand notions about what they can do and [...]