10 Cool Tips & Resources for Text Response by Judith Way

Part of the Cool Sites series I developed the Preston Girls’ Secondary College Reading Wiki to show and share with students and teachers how web 2.0 tools can inspire students to respond to set texts in a more creative way. Making book trailers Filming their own ’60 second recap Making animotos Creating toondoos Using Flickr […]

Syllabus or Silly-bus? by Tom King

Part of the series: Global Issues in Education One of my teenage sons used to refer to the syllabus in his high school course as a “silly-bus.” In many ways, in today’s ever-changing world, it still is: “Silly”; a learning “Bus”, if you will, and far too often to a new destination, or at least […]

What Did They Tweet?

Say Good-bye to March 2010 edition of the What Did They Tweet weekly series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media. Video: The Amazing Youtube Choir Social media continues to amaze me. I believe a new online collaborative art form has emerged in which several people contribute […]

What Did They Tweet?

St. Patty’s edition of the What Did They Tweet weekly series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media these past 2 weeks. Oh and don’t forget to wear green, today! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Video: Steve Jobs: How to Live Before You Die Currently, I am reading […]

In My Absence

Currently, I am attending the TESOL Greece conference and presenting on Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). I have learned so much from my PLN that I have decided a personal challenge for me for 2010 is to persuade other educators to engage in a PLN. I passionately believe this would change the face of education. Passion, […]