Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” – John Locke One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. The challenge is to turn this into a habit students do outside the classroom. […]

9 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb Setting goals keeps you focused and ties learning to a real-world purpose and mission. Accomplishing goals isn’t such an easy task for everyone, especially students. One of the goals in my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators: Small Steps to […]

Remix It! 27 Resources for Finding Free Digital Content to Use for Digital Learning

“Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.” – Austin Kleon Technology and social media have ignited an artistic share revolution. Millions of artists, musicians, and creators upload their own photos, songs, videos, fonts, templates, and digital content to the web and allow people around the world […]