The Internet is a wonderful resource for kids for researching school reports, communicating with teachers, staying in touch with friends, and entertaining themselves. They can literally hit a few k...
YouTube is undoubtedly the top video website online. The stats I have recently read are really amazing; 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute with over 3 billion pageviews per day.
Via Jon Samuelson
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, provides high-quality technical assistance in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina.
Rodd Lucier, from the Clever Sheep blog, published a post titled Seven Degrees of Connectedness. The closing questions to Rodd’s post caught my eye: Can [the framework] serve as an introduction to the concept of a personal learning network?
Via Stephanie Sandifer
I asked my students on the last day of school to write letters to next year’s students, whoever they are. I took all of those responses, removed the common words, and then pasted all of the letters into Wordle.
The assignment was: “Write a letter explaining how a future student can be successful in a flipped classroom.”
Nobody buys lemons anymore. To have thousands of students enrolled in your course, it has to be REALLY good – that means easy to listen to, easy to follow, and easy enough to watch for hours. And how do you do that for technical training? Quality screencasting is the currency of the realm for pretty much every technology training, so you’d better be sure you’re creating the best recordings possible.
Studying and researching online is becoming an ever more important element of our digital skill set. I spend a lot of time reading online and skimming through numerous articles from journals and blogs, so I'm always keen to find useful tools which can assist me or my students in this and make the process more efficient. One tool which I have just discovered and which I hope will help with this process is Cruxbot.