Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with […]

26+ Valentine's Day Activities & Resources to Love

“The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.”- Blaise Pascal   Valentine’s day is around the corner. This holiday is about the heart and a great opportunity to get your students to show compassion to their peers, community and loved ones. Your students can reflect on the commercialism of Valentine’s Day and participate […]

Reblog? Vine? Memes? Sharing Bite-sized Narratives

“The most important thing any teacher has to learn can be expressed in seven words: Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” – John Holt Sharing the Narratives of Our Lives: Meaningful Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Terrell The way we learn, share, and communicate […]

Colorful Learning with 20+ Web Tools & Apps

Included in the Effective Technology Integration category Drawing and coloring are great ways to get students to brainstorm about a topic, organize a group project, or contribute scenes to a digital story. For young learners, drawing and coloring offers them a way to learn patterns, symmetry, and develop motor skills. Below is my recent slide presentation with […]

Celebrating December Holidays Digitally

Part of the Cool Sites series and Mobile Learning category “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”~ Mary Anne Radmacher Tis the season to be jolly, especially with multimedia web tools and apps. Children, adolescents, and teens can create very meaningful gifts for friends, peers, and family members or […]