>A grade 9 Teacher/VP in my school division has truly found the power the of blogging in her class: Comfun9 Class BlogHere is an excerpt from a recent email she sent me.“We have developed our class blogging rubric. This was a neat process. Initially I was just giving them a check mark for submitting. …Details
>I had the opportunity to help out a grade one class during their first experience blogging. It is incredible to see 6-yr old students excited about telling their own stories and anxious to share their stories with the world! What was even more amazing one six year old went home the same night and wrote …Details
>NASA eClips are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. New video segments are produced weekly exploring current applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM topics. The programs are produced for targeted audiences: grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and the general public.Thanks to Jane’s …Details
>Here is a great video to help you teach the “AR” sound. I love it!!
>Animoto is a great digital storytelling tool. It is a simple video creation tool that allows you to upload images and audio tracks then mixes them together to make a very professional looking video.Take a look at the following example of how one classroom shared their school project!Time to Make a Difference from Tod Baker …Details
>Do you want to become a better videographer?? And you are probably thinking, I’m a teacher, social worker, nurse now you want me to be a filmmaker?? Come on!! Before you say No … Check out this trailer:
And be sure to attend the FREE online K-12 Conference to learn more about creating videos and other …
Wiggio Looks like a great application if you are working with a group of people. It has a nice clean interface and here are some features:
Keep shared calendar events with text msg reminders
Poll groups in real-time
Send mass text and voice msg
Store files in one common folder
setup group conference calls
>Need a bit of a challenge? Trymiddle years students love this game and it is a good brain warmer …. especially on a Monday morning!
>I’m visiting a grade 1 classroom and Mrs. Muir has created a Teacher’s Math Journal. She is capturing her own journey into using the renewed Mathematics Curriculum in Saskatchewan. It is a great blog to follow if you are an early years teacher.Here is a link to a Full Screen Timer .. great to use …Details
>National Forest Week is promoted across Canada by the CFA and regionally byvarious provincial/territorial forestry associations, corporations, agenciesand individuals. Established circa 1920 as Forest Fire Prevention Week, theintention was to encourage greater public awareness towards Canada’sforests. At the time, there was no apparent shortage of trees for industrialexpansion – the greatest threat came from …Details
>If you loved Wordle you will love TagCrowd
TagCrowd is doing something different.
When we look at a text cloud, we see not only an informative, beautiful image that communicates much in a single glance, we see a whole new perspective on text.
TagCrowd is taking tag clouds far beyond their original function:
* as …
>I conducted a workshop for our school division yesterday for about 50 grade 4 – 5teachers. I complied a list of web resources for a Digital Classroom. I tried a new approach … I did a quick infomercial into having a digital classroom, pointed the teachers to the web resources including online tutorials and then …Details