Do you ever read books, not entirely or even not at all related to education, and your mind just spins with the possibilities and implications it has for teaching? It's one of the reasons I love to read nonfiction, especially from disciplines other than my own. It broadens your perspectives and gives you fresh ideas … Continue reading How Google Works (and how it can work for teaching)
Today students compared a written essay to a podcast of the same material. We debated about which was more effective in communication our ideas--a lot of students really had fun with the podcasts, but a lot of them still thought that the writing was the most effective medium. Here's what they said:"The podcast b/c you … Continue reading podcast v. writing
Diigo. It's a social bookmarking website that allows you to "bookmark" websites (articles, pictures, etc., etc.,) and organize them by tags and lists. As you've probably noticed, I also have Diigo upload my bookmarks from the week as a blog post, just so I can share the wonderful things out there in cyberspace that I … Continue reading i could not live without . . .