A couple of years ago I posted a short animated telling of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. This morning Open Culture featured a longer animated version of the same story. Both versions are embedded below.
One of the challenges of getting some students to read independently is finding books that engage them. The next time a student says to you, "there aren't any books I like," have them try one of these tools to find a book that they might like.
Want To Get Noticed On Twitter? Be Yourself by Paul Moss, edmerger.com Be yourself. There can be no more important life lesson than this. Forget about Math, English, Science, Technology. They are all pointless unless...
Google Books can be a good research tool for students if they are aware of it and know how to use it. In the video below I provide a short overview of how to use Google Books for research. You can also find screenshots of the process here.
12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning This post is promoted by the educational app Conojo Whiteboard – An Interactive Drawing Tool. Using the iPad for collaborative learning isn’t the most seamless thing in the world. For...
As the end of 2013 approaches we'll start to see most news organizations start to publish videos that review the biggest stories of the year. Some of these videos will feature serious news while others will be of a lighter nature.
The Best Education Blogs For 2014: One List As social media “follows” have risen in popularity, mere “blogging” seems old news, but it nonetheless remains a powerful–perhaps still the most powerful–way to distribute thinking, strategies,...
With the introduction of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display, Apple has given customers more freedom than it (as well as other manufacturers) ever did with desktop computers. It’s not freedom of choice, but rather freedom from choice.
A list of top teachers on Twitter sharing ideas, tips and insights on project-based learning For some schools, project-based learning is redefining how the curriculum is delivered, incorporating the different skills students need to learn into a...
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