world-shaker: How to use Google Docs for powerful feedback Learn how to use Google Docs to provide detailed, meaningful feedback to students. Not only can you create a two-way teacher-student conversation with Google Docs, you can also link to powerful presentations within the feedback, creating a virtual lesson that the student can apply immediately. via ASCD hmmm … must look into...
Teaching Wish-List for 2012/2013
30 School Days left, but who’s counting??? My Teaching Wish-List for the next school-year in order of preference is: U.S. History (the main class I taught this year). J-ROTC-Defensives (I just started this as an after-school activity this quarter, but it is part of the J-ROTC curriculum for next year). American Government Digital Design 1 (I taught 2 classes this year).
20 Great Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest →
world-shaker: A really great list (with supporting resources). Here are the first four: Pinning book covers. Many librarians are capitalizing on the visual power of Pinterest to show off book covers, especially those from new books, special collections, and kid-friendly material. It can be a great way to attract readers to books they might not have otherwise checked out. Showcasing historic...
Only hang around people that are positive and make you feel good. Anybody who...– Amy Poehler (via beatboxgoesthump) Been doing this a lot lately. My list of friends is getting shorter, but the people who are left are quality. (via vonniebegood)
20 tips and resources for using learning... →
world-shaker: I was surprised by the quality and depth with this one. Here’s an excerpt: Blended learning should transform learning, not just replicate teaching: Companies want graduates who can source, filter and use existing knowledge to create new knowledge, and the university is key to equipping students with these skills. Yet we seldom see technology tools being used in radically new ways...
When it comes to Technology, teachers need as much... →
positivelypersistentteach: From Literacy Co-ordinators to Mathematics Leaders, Education consultants to teacher mentors, it is accepted practice to take a methodical, measured approach to develop teacher capacity in any given curriculum area. With one glaring exception. For reasons that have no grounding in common sense or educational practicality, Technology is just thrown at us and expected...
Without proper planning, enterprises deploying iPads will need 300% more Wifi.– Gartner, Tim Zimmerman Oct 2011