20 Places to Create and Find Free Courses Online

Part of the Cool Sites series Today’s Cool Sites series post comes from guest education writer, Karen Schweitzer. It has never been easier to create your own elearning resources or get a free education online. There are dozens of sites, content management systems, social learning networks, and open source products dedicated to making education more […]

Xtranormal: Text to Speech Video—A Few Uses

Part of the Cool Sites series Today’s Cool Site post comes from guest blogger, Kathy Niebuhr As a .5 elementary media specialist, I was assigned the overflow prep time for two sections of 3rd and 4th grade—one a day. My assignment from my principal when this was created at the beginning of the year was “do […]

What Did They Tweet?

July 2010 edition of the What Did They Tweet series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media this week. Tweets I favorited a YouTube video — Seth Godin on how schools teach kids to aim low http://youtu.be/e5ywUhs1Pn4?aPatrick Larkinbhsprincipal Hey PLN: Reminder… Ed Open Mic night this Thursday […]

My Reign is Over by Kevin Creutz #30Goals

Part of the series: The 30 Goals Challenge, Goal 13: Give Students Reign Kevin Creutz took the 30 Goals Challenge in January, please read these incredible post about his journey with Goal 13: Give Students Reign…. Shelly Terrell challenged teachers with the following statement as part of her 30 Days, 30 Goals challenge. She said, […]

What Did They Tweet?

July 2010 edition of the What Did They Tweet series! Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media these past two weeks. Tweets “Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | Video on TED.com” http://j.mp/bsNyS3baldy7baldy7 Just uploaded ‘Towards Open & Connected Learning’ to SlideShare. http://slidesha.re/dfrMGH Alec […]