I am gradually building my personal learning network on the web. This funnel of perfectly important current information has me doing mental calisthenics whenever I have time to read/watch/write/participate. My Google Reader educators bundle, along with Twitter have been
Prezi.com has free accounts, some specifically for educators, which allow you to use their web-based interface to create amazingly attractive presentation that can be saved online and to your computer. The arrangement of ideas are linked on a large “playing
Click here to watch the video. My favorite interview was Dr. Ellen Langer from Harvard who discussed the power of uncertainty. The advancement of technology brings about an uncertainty and re-evaluation of everyday problems and curriculum. I also agree with
Link: Free Technology for Teachers: 140 New Things Being Tried In Classrooms This Fall Richard Byrne asked his readers (http://www.freetech4teachers.com/) to submit new things they were trying in their classroom this year. In 72 hours there were 140 genuine responses.
“The twelve first-person films that make up this series explore three related themes, each in its own way at the center of current debate about what works, and what’s needed, to help students succeed during school and in life.” Here
Here is a great website, possibly the best place to start learning technology tools, that provides a chart of tech tools for specific tasks, ex. “I want to… ” or “I want my students to…” -write, create, make music, submit assignments