What Did They Tweet?

End of May 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. Multimedia Tweets Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the Learning Revolution. http://bit.ly/bd3gG521stprincipal21stprincipal 110+ contributions! Share dreams & petpeeves abt PD in collab process. Here’s how: http://bit.ly/dfrJZf Example: http://bit.ly/ckoeqU […]

Struggling With the Dialect

Get a copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go!  Today, the Teacher Reboot Camp blog celebrates its one year birthday! To commemorate, I started the Children of Immigrants series in an effort to share my personal experiences growing up as a Mexican American. The majority of us will teach immigrants and I […]

Through the Archives: A Challenge for Bloggers

Darren Elliot in his blog, The Lives of Teachers, challenged bloggers to go through the archives of some of their favorite bloggers. I am calling this a blogging challenge versus homework. Darren’s fantastic idea is optional and challenges bloggers. Here are some guidelines if you would like to participate! 1. Have a look through the […]

Will You Wave? 25 Google Wave Resources

Part of the Cool Sites series On Tuesday, May 18th, Google announced that Google Wave is now available for everyone! Now you may have tried Google Wave in the beginning and felt it was not your cup of tea. Initially, Google Wave did have some annoying problems. However, like most technology, it has improved with […]

How Do We Nurture Passion?

Earlier this week, I shared this video of sixth grader, Greyson Chance, singing a cover of Lady Gaga’s song, Paparazzi during his school’s festival. Feel the Passion… This video astonished me for many reasons. One reason is the passion that this sixth grade boy shows. He clearly loves playing the piano and singing this song. […]

A New Way to Make PowerPoints Interactive

Microsoft Mouse Mischief is a free software download for PCs that integrates into Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 to allow educators to insert questions, polls, and drawing activity slides into lessons for participation for up to 25 students. Each student or pairs of students uses their own wireless mouse to do this. Additionally, the teacher […]

What Did They Tweet?

3rd week of the May 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. Multimedia Tweets @ShellTerrell Thansk you for RT, Shelly! To see all your followers in a fun parade: http://isparade.jp/ 🙂Neus LorenzoNewsNeus You can embed this on […]

Write About a Passionate Teacher, Win an IWB

The SMART interactive whiteboard company is currently running the campaign, SMART Love of Learning. Simply visit the website, SMART Love of Learning, and write a brief description of a teacher who has inspired you to have a passion for learning. Your submission is shown on the Web site and your name is entered in a […]