Will: New World, Old Rules →
willrichardson: From the “I Try Not to Get Too Depressed When I Think About This Stuff” Department comes this snip from the New York Times today on the state of the global economy: “The initial and follow-up reaction from the equity market is likely the realization that the Fed has little left to offer,…
14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging →
world-shaker: Here are the first three (you can see they’re well-supported): Pick an easy platform, both for you and the students. I used Kidblog with great success, it fit our needs, it is free and it offers easy moderation. There are other great alternatives out there such as WordPress or EduBlogs Teach them how to blog first. We did an excellent paper blogging lesson first (found on the...
Let’s see: 1. Car “died” after I got to school parking lot, 2. Shortened classes today though - for Pep Rally, 3. Helped break-up a fight in the hallway AND controlled the Nosy students too, 4. Car started when I came out … TGIF !!!
Can Mobile Phones Help Teachers Manage Classroom... →
world-shaker: There may be a solution with the use of tech — at least that’s what ClassDojo founder Sam Chaudhary believes. His startup is working on a Web and mobile app that will allow teachers to quickly and easily track class behavior. Those two things are key. Rather than filling out paperwork after a disruptive incident or trying to recall values to praise come report-card time when...
Any fool can blow something up. Any fool can destroy. But to see these...– Jon Stewart, on the first “Daily Show” broadcast following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. [Watch the video] (via producermatthew)
100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark →
world-shaker: Here’s a sample: Teachers Domain: Create a free profile on this site and you will get access to hundreds of lessons with accompanying videos, photos and other media. Meet Me at the Corner: This site offers students educational programming, book clubs, podcasting lessons and even virtual field trips–all great additions to lessons. Videos for Personal Development: Check ...
A society that puts equality… ahead of freedom will end up with neither.– Milton Friedman (via eloquentandhonest) Truth!!