Welcome to the Blended Schools Network (BSN) professional development resource. Here you will find information on all the training paths we offer, as well as information on our live events. BSN members receive 500 hours of free training per year.
A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...
buncee® is a whole new way of creating and sharing online and mobile greetings, memories, interests, new finds, business stories and more in a unique, fun and social way. By leveraging the capabilities of online tools and iOS devices, buncee makes it easy for even the most ‘non-technical’ individuals to create and share engaging and interactive multi-media creations that can be shared publicly or privately.
Turn your vision into reality by creating your own version of an existing PDF or textbook. Give it a dynamic touch, jot down notes, add video/audio clips, and discuss materials with your readers within your interactive content. Use Active Textbook to learn, teach or simply share your documents online – it's easy!
Best of all, Active Textbook is free and works on almost everything!
The Slides editor is available right in your browser. All of your work is stored securely on our servers, accessible wherever you are. Presentations can be viewed in any modern browser, including mobile.
There's a wide variety of themes and transitions to pick from to make sure things look and move the way you want them. Decks are stored as HTML documents, so you can always edit the markup and customize to your needs.
For students, the classroom environment is very important. The size of the classroom and interior areas, the colors of the walls, the type of furniture and flooring, the amount of light, and the room arrangement all influence how students learn. Thoughtful arrangement of the indoor and outdoor environments will support your learning goals for students.This tool provides an opportunity for experimentation with the layout of your classroom without any heavy lifting!
"You’ve got Goodreads and Readmillfor eBooks, Pocket and Instapaper for long-form articles, and Flipboard for news.
"And pretty soon all those apps will feel like clutter on your bookshelf thanks to Dotdotdot, a brand-new site that brings together all your texts in one place.
"The browser plug-in lets you save articles from across the web; you can hook up Google Reader to pump in your news feeds and drag-and-drop to add e-books. Congratulations, you now have your own personal library.
"Dotdotdot will reformat the content and load it into the tool’s beautiful page-flipping format. You can highlight and make notes (which are all wonderfully searchable), send lovely postcards of your favorite lines to friends, and follow people to see what they’re currently reading.
"The site (with apps for iPhone and iPad) is in its early stages and lacks some bells and whistles, but let’s just say we’re pretty darn excited its future."