>National Forest Week Sept. 21-27

>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 …


>TagCrowd in the Classroom

>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 …


>Digital Classroom Workshop

>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 …



>Play – Compete – Learn with Tutpup. Teachers can create user ids for their students if they wish and it would log their progress. Students can also go to Play Now. It is a fun drill games for kids.

>AID to Children

>AIDtochildren is a site that helps children in need through learning. Improve your vocabulary by selecting the correct definition and for every correct answer the sponsor will donate .25 to children in need. A nice daily site to use with your SMARTboard.