Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
Listen A few weeks ago I worked and attended North Carolina's ISTE affiliate conference. I opened the NCTIES conference with a breakfast keynote address and Marc Prensky closed it with a luncheon keynote the next day. Sadly, I missed the second day of the conference.
(cross-posted at TechLearning) (note: If you’re not making a connection with my above title, then you were probably born after the 70′s and don’t have a “jaunty” little tune playing in your head right now. If you would like to check out its cultural reference, then click HERE . Fair warning: it will never leave your brain. Never.)
I write this blog to share ideas and resources with teachers, parents, and young people. This community supports those interested in sharing ideas about learning in ways that are innovative and relevant to generation text. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in The Innovative Educator are strictly those of Lisa Nielsen and its contributors. They do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of the NYC DOE , the AVP or any other entity.
Note: This article has been translated to the Serbo-Croatian language by Anja Skrba from http://webhostinggeeks.com/ . The purpose of this website is to provide a place for K-12 school library media specialists to learn a little more about web tools that can be used to improve and enhance school library media programs and services, to see examples of how they can be used, and to share success stories and creative ideas about how to use and integrate them.
Facebook , the third most populated country in the world, is a huge part of many students' lives. Students do a lot of writing on Facebook. To leverage students' familiarity with Facebook for a history lesson, Derrick Waddell created a Facebook template for historical figures . This template , available through the Google Docs public template gallery , asks students to complete a Facebook profile for famous people throughout history.
“I became a teacher because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of young people. I wanted to empower them to have a voice through creating, collaborating, and connecting,” writes Shannon Miller , a librarian, teacher, and technology specialist in her blog, Van Meter Library Voice . ThingLink turns images into a platform for rich media. Educators and students can take any photo and add video and audio clips that play inside the image. You can also add Wikipedia links, Flickr images, annotations, and include social touch points like Twitter and Facebook.