Articles Archive for November 2011
Many of the newer readers of our blog, “I Heart EdTech,” haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives..
During this Time Machine post, we’ll go back in time one year and look at some of our most popular posts from this week back in 2010.
Here’s some great professional development for teachers.
When Teachering Paperless Doesn’t Cut It
With the whole movement of “going green” we often talk about the benefits of going paperless. However, in this post we argue that “going paperless” isn’t always the best option. When that happens, these free …
Education, Social Media, Technology »
The following is a guest post from our good friend, Steven Anderson, who is a District Instructional Technologist in Winston-Salem, NC. Steven works with district and school administrators on how to harness the power of technology to enhance learning.
Twitter For Administrators
So, you’ve heard about Twitter. You are curious. You think it would be a great means of communication for your school or your district. But where do you start? How do you proceed?
It’s simple my friends!
Here is my primer and some advice for schools (and districts) that want to …
Cyber Monday is one of the largest online shopping days of the year for many retailers who slash prices to attract customers. Well, Simplek12 has decided to raise the Cyber-Monday-bar by making some of our most popular products FREE for all of the great educators who read our blog.
So, this year the Blue Bunnies have decided to compile eight of our most popular eBooks and workbooks and give them away for Free!
And the best part is… you DON’T have to wake up at 4:00am and stand in a line for …
The following is a guest post from Jesse Langley, who lives near Chicago, IL. Jesse has a keen interest in education blogging, technology and social media.
6 Must-Have Teacher Tech Tools
Teachers and administrators alike have long debated how to use technology in the classroom. When schools started to set aside space and resources for computer labs about twenty years ago, most activities revolved around teaching students how to type and playing educational games (remember Oregon Trail?). Technology and its uses have exploded in just the past few years, so the …
During this American holiday of Thanksgiving… we wanted to take a moment and say “thank you” to all of the teachers around the world that…
- make a difference in a child’s life
- work tirelessly to improve the society
- inspire us to do great things
- lead by example
- remind us that life is a journey of learning
-plant seeds that grow forever
- And dedicate their lives to enriching others
Here’s to you and all you do…with our sincerest gratitude…
Are you tired of fumbling with the awkward keyboard on your Apple device? Do you wish you had someone to…
write down all of your notes?
compose your emails?
update your status on Facebook or Twitter?
simply type up your holiday shopping list?
While I would love to provide all of you with your own personal scribes, I just barely lack the funds to be able to do that. Instead, I’m going to buy you all a free app …
Sometimes who you know is as important as what you know. Having a wide range of professional connections not only broadens your reach, it can actually help you learn, grow, and become more efficient.
We have a variety of webinars for administrators and principals inside the Teacher Learning Community – and I’m going to give you a look at one of our favorites!
This session explores the role of the networked administrator, who, as the school’s lead learner, recognizes the value and use of social media to develop professional connections, build relationships …