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. […]

Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

“Scientific work undertaken by members of the general public, often in collaboration with or under the direction of professional scientists and scientific institutions.” – Oxford English Dictionary The 2016 TED prize winner, Sarah Parcak, used the award money to fund her citizen science project, Globalxplorer.org. This online platform protects and preserves ancient sites by encouraging people to […]

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Tony Bingham Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Unfortunately, much of the news, data, and resources our students consume online is flawed or biased. We […]