Tag Archives: Web 2.0
We do research every day. Whether we’re writing a term paper or an essay for school, trying to decide which car to buy, or leafing through the ads in the Sunday paper to find the best bargains – we’re doing research. In the past, we could get by with just a few books or encyclopedias … Read more
Recently we wrote about a couple of session we attended at the STEM event in Atlantic City. In part two of this series, we’re highlighting a couple more sessions that were just as fantastic as the first two.
Trebuchets: An Interdisciplinary STEM Unit
David Lisnitzer ran one of the most exciting sessions of the event. … Read more
When it’s time to discuss what your students have learned in class, check out Corkboard.me. What you’ll find is a virtual cork board where sticky notes can be posted. When you visit the site for the first time, you’ll be given a unique URL, which you can share through email or other media so … Read more
Thanks to everyone who participated in today’s webinar: Informal Assessment with SMART Response PE. We’d love to get your feedback, and hear your suggestions for future topics.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! We think the following site is a wonderful share for today!
So, If you are looking for a great site that offers a ton of free technology resources just for teachers (come on, you know you love free stuff) check out the appropriately named Free Technology for Teachers blog. Whether you … Read more
Some of you may have not heard of Twitter. Some of you may have heard of it, but not known what it is. Some of you may have heard of it, had the idea of it explained to you and then said, “That makes no sense.”
There are a lot of websites out there for language learners. Livemocha is one that stands out to us for a couple reasons. Its use of audio, graphics, and interactive manipulatives make an excellent fit for the SMART Board. Beyond that, it emphasizes the social aspect of language, and instead of just following a series … Read more
For those who are not familiar with Facebook, it is a social networking site that allows people to find connect with groups of friends who no longer live nearby or meet new people. Groups on Facebook allow people with similar interests to share information, plan upcoming events, and discuss issues.
Also, Facebook allows you … Read more
The new web application SpaceTime allows you to perform 3D searches with your favorite search engine on an interactive whiteboard or your desktop.
Instead of scrolling through lists or results, you get functional pages stacked in sets of five. Pages zoom to the front when clicked or advanced with a navigation toolbar.
SpaceTime has the … Read more