Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

“There’s an entire universe in every single tweet.”- Jack Dorsey Twitter has various updates, which have made it a wonderful app and web tool for learning a language. Soon, language learners will be able to express themselves in over 140 characters for richer writing practice. Currently, students are able to click on Moments to explore […]

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

“Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” – Dan Patterson Students enjoy producing short videos and showing their creativity. Planning a video project doesn’t have to be a huge headache. In my digital book, Learning to Go, I provide tips, resources, rubrics, […]

Fostering Meaningful Peer Collaboration with Digital Tools

Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go! It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. —Napoleon Hill We believe in students learning from and with each other, but effective collaboration rarely takes place in most schools. Students rarely […]

Happy New Year! Thank You!

Happy New Year! Thank you my friends for being part of my personal learning journey in 2010. I have enjoyed tweeting with you, your comments, visiting you at conferences or events, seeing you in webinars, responding to your blog posts, and collaborating on education transformation. You have helped me reflect and I feel like many […]

Help the Saltash School

For the most part, I keep this blog ad free. I often get requests to advertise on this blog, but prefer to be able to showcase projects I believe in because I think they are doing great things. If I back anything on my blog, I want you to know it is for a great […]