6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015
Although most of these tools aren’t brand-new, they are all growing in popularity, and each one can enhance teaching and learning in unique, time-saving, or engaging ways.
Why Every Teacher Should Attend an Unconference
Whether it’s called an Edcamp or a TeachMeet, an unconference offers a fun, no-pressure, FREE alternative for professional development.
Summer Video Challenge: The Winner!
Our 2014 winner is Cristina Mella, a Spanish teacher whose funny video will show her students the kind of short story they can create themselves — en español, por supuesto!
Teaching Digital Natives, Chapters 6-10
Part 2 of our 2-part discussion of Marc Prensky’s Teaching Digital Natives, a guide to using any kind of technology effectively for student learning. Great for technophiles and technophobes alike!
13 Stunning Places to Publish Student Art and Writing
There’s something about having our work seen by strangers that makes us take it up a notch. These gorgeous online and print periodicals showcase work by student artists and writers, some as young as age five.
Teaching Digital Natives, Chapters 1-5
Whether you already integrate technology in your teaching or you consider yourself tech-phobic, this book will show you how to do it right: ironically, by keeping your focus off the technology.
Announcing Our Summer Video Challenge
The stakes are really low, the requirements are really simple, and IT’S SUMMER…what better time to fool around with something outside your comfort zone?
SignUp.com: Ditch Reply-All Emails and Sign-up Sheets Forever
SignUp.com is a free online tool that lets you manage event sign-ups in one central location. If you still coordinate volunteers with email and paper, your life is about to get a lot easier.
How Do I Help My Students Plan Their Careers?
“When I was in high school, I had no idea what jobs were even out there, apart from the basic list of doctor, lawyer, teacher, police officer, etc. How can I help my students explore their options more thoroughly than I did? Do you know of any good career resources I can point them to?”