There was a recent comment in the New Yorker by Louis Menand that got me doing some research. My kids attend a French primary school and so the news that the french president, Francois Hollande, was intending to outlaw homework definitely caught my attention. Fighting with my son and daughter to learn the word pour la dicteé […]
You probably know I love FlipSnack…it’s a web 2.0 tool to create virtual flipping books. Upload a PDF and voila! You have a super cool virtual book that works awesome on an interactive whiteboard. But, did you know FlipSnack is only one of many cool tools provided by SnackTools? Let’s take a look. Have you […]
Even with tight school budgets, you can still find amazing software for your PC at no cost. That’s right…completely free! Let’s check out the must have open source software for your classroom. Audacity Audacity is an indispensable classroom tool for recording and editing audio. Import, export, record and edit just about any type of audio […]
This is so inspiring and rocks the world of education. Please watch this video and post your comments…is this amount of change possible?
The Flipped Classroom is all the rage in education these days. Let’s take a quick look at what a flipped classroom is and then discover 5 challenges when flipping your classroom. Briefly, a flipped classroom means you turn traditional instruction and homework on its head. Instruction moves to homework and typical homework activities move to […]
Operation Gratitude’s 2013 “Pictures for Patriots” Greeting Card Design Contest WHO: Students entering grades K-12 may submit original artwork to the “2013 Pictures for Patriots Greeting Card Design Contest”. WHAT: Artwork with a Patriotic “Thank you, Troops!” theme. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of Veterans. SPECIFICATIONS: Minimum size: 4″ x 6″ […]
You may remember passing a bulletin board in a supermarket full of classified ads, flyers and all sorts of information. Maybe you looked at a similar board in college to view a test grade, find a ride home or learn about events happening on campus. Wallwisher offers the same concept, but digitally. Creating a digital […]