Via the page Free Technology for Teachers I found this website by Kathy Scrock. There are so many different ways
Month: March 2011
Rethinking the role of the teacher
Talk less – listen more is the advice Chris Kennedy gives to teachers in his TED talk about “Real world learning at
This is just the coolest moment to be a learner right now!
In this moment our kids can learn pretty much whatever they want whenever they want! This is a shift we
How to write a Great Blog Comment
Ever since my students started to write blogs I have stressed the importance of writing comments. Lately I have been fortunate to
We’re Born to Learn, Not to Be Taught
Profound truths are often so unsettling that people lose themselves in lengthy explanations that ultimately confuse, rather than clarify. Quote
Sir Ken Robinson – LWF talk!
On March 16th, 2011 Sir Ken Robinson gave a talk to the Learning without Frontiers community where he discussed creativity,
The book Challenge!
This week I have a contest for my students. I’m calling it the book challenge but I think perhaps I
Listening to music online!
I love listening to radio stations from places I have visited. And I have a long list of favorite stations.
CNN Student news – Japan
Richard Byrne “Free technology for teachers” reminded me that CNN student news is a great place to learn about recent
Voices from the learning revolution
I am very proud to announce a new initiative at Powerful Learning Practice: Voices from the Learning Revolution At PLP
Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education
Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos
Sharing Microsoft Office documents via Google Cloud Connect
Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office A lot of students and teachers use Google docs to share documents. There are
Diane Ravitch with new book on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart interviews Diane Ravitch about her new book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How
Using video in class
These are some cool links to places where you can find videoclips to use in class From Larry Ferlazzo’s webpage
What makes a good article/blogpost?
Watch this video and look at the links below. Link to video here. Lesson plan: Look at all these links