Edmodo has been a wonderful resource for my classroom. As an English teacher, I love that my students can post a paper that they have written and receive feedback from their classmates and teachers, and store their work right on the site.
My students and I do a lot of digital storytelling. Like many teachers, I “trick” my students into writing by having them create scripts and writings for digital projects. For the longest time I could not figure out how to get an iMovie into Edmodo. Here’s the solution and it’s quick!
How to Grade Teachers. October 10, 2012. National Affairs: Great teachers matter enormously to the success of their students. While this seems like common sense, it has also been borne out by decades of empirical research: Several ...
CBS LocalParents Say Classes Overcrowded, District Says Not SoCBS LocalDETROIT (WWJ) - Some Detroit public school parents are speaking out over what they say is a problem of overcrowded classrooms at their school.
ChartsBin is a web-based data visualization tool that will allow you to quickly and easily create rich interactive visualizations with their own data to be used in PowerPoint presentations or Keynote slides...
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So many ruminations on what smartphone technologies offer the wired classroom begin with some permutation of how, at first, cell phones are often the bane of teachers’ existence because they cause disruptions. This isn’t one of those ruminations. Let’s just go straight to the suggestions, shall we?
University of Toronto urban development guru Richard Florida has been staggeringly successful in promoting his idea of the “creative class.” He argues that the ..... We teach ourselves digital photography.
Facing an intimidating crowd, this student spoke with eloquence and insight about Dorsey High School, about parks and about the important people that set him on his trajectory to success. Then he embarrassed me.
This fall, eight MSU freshmen are starting the journey toward becoming successful urban teachers as Patterson Scholars. They are the first recipients of a scholarship program created by the mega-selling author James ...
"I was recently going through my archives looking for some brainstorming and mind mapping apps when I "rediscovered" iBrainstorm. iBrainstorm is a free brainstorming application for the iPad and the iPhone"
I read an amazing post today by teacher librarian and blogger extraordinaire Jennifer LaGarde entitled “Want to be a Great Teacher? Try Being a Great Learner First.” In it, Jennifer starts by saying “Hi.
Yesterday Rahm hauled a few of his pet principals, (including Ethan Netterstrom, principal at Skinner North) in front of the TV cameras, to claim that in order to be “successful” they need the unchecked power to hire and fire whoever they ...
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