Articles Archive for November 2010
There are many reasons why it’s a great idea to cut back on paper consumption in your classroom. But occasionally, “going paperless” isn’t the best option. When that happens, these free websites come in handy.
So many reasons exist for going paperless – just recently posted about about going paperless with graphic organizers. It’s even possible to write an entire blog on the topic (Shelly Blake-Plock does this well, over at TeachPaperless).
But the world is still full of paper, and sometimes the best way to give students the closest thing to …
I am pleased to introduce December’s EdTech UNconference Presenter: Shervette Miller. Her LIVE Session, in addition to the Follow-up Q&A Sessions of EdTech Leaders Richard Byrne and Kyle Pace, will all fall into one exciting week in December. To find out more about Richard and Kyle’s Sessions, please view our November EdTech Leaders blog post, “Learning from the Best”.
Shervette Miller is a graduate from Mercer University and earned her M.Ed in Curriculum from University of Missouri-Columbia. She has taught high school English in Atlanta since …
Some of the most interesting things I’ve been reading lately (click the links for full article details):
Forget Superman, look to teachers for improvements
Tips for teaching technology to elementary students
Are poor schools treated fairly when it comes to funding?
In US, teaching does not attract top candidates
Chilean mine rescue makes its way to US classrooms
I’d enjoy hearing from you if any of these topics strike a chord!
As a Thanksgiving holiday treat, I’ve decided to share with you the top 10 things the SimpleK12 Bunnies are thankful for on this special day.
We are thankful for …
1. Teachers who continue to have energy, creativity and enthusiasm to help children, even during these trying times for educators
2. Our worldwide Personal Learning Network (PLN) via Twitter, our I Heart EdTech blog, and within the EdTech UNconference
3. Tweet-ups! Having the chance to meet face-to-face with our virtual PLN at all of the Conferences we attend
4. The opportunity to expand technology integration knowledge to educators, through …
Are you looking for fun, yet educational, online science games for your students to play to reinforce important curriculum concepts? Here’s a list of websites that you will find free educational science games! If you aren’t a science teacher… please share with the teacher next door who is. I promise…they will thank you for it.
Science Kids is the home to tons of games and activities dealing with science and technology. It includes experiments, fun facts, games, free activities, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, video, science fair projects and more!
PhET Interactive Simulations …
2 Min EdTech Talk, Education »
We’re keeping busy at SimpleK12, and we want to include YOU in our upcoming projects. If you’re one of the many with the EdTech fever, read on about how you can get involved.
Edtechy Endeavor #1: EdTech UNconference Call for Presenters
Do you have what it takes to present at the EdTech UNconference? We’re looking for individuals with a strong online presence, previous experience as a presenter at a major conference, and a current position in the field of education (check out our current list of presenters).
Click here to answer …
Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve been reading lately:
26 keys to student engagement
Seven free social media tools for teachers
Combat teacher fatigue
Video conferencing allows teachers to be two (or more) places at once
Google adds new services for teachers
Let me hear what gets to you!