Digital Writing, Digital Teaching CC Licensed Flickr image from JLM Photography. As more and more students bring mobile devices to school, we have more opportunities (and challenges) to teach reading and writing, speaking and listening. For next week’s #engchat conversation (1/12/15 at 7:00 PM EST), join co-authors Jeremy Hyler (@Jeremybballer) and Troy Hicks (@hicsktro) as they share some strategies from their book, Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing and Learning with Digital Tools (Routledge/Eye on Education, 2014). Online tools for researchers Here you will find a list of online “web 2.0″ tools, designed for researchers. The list will be updated progressively as this blogs explores the different services out there. I – Using “the crowd” for research (crowdsourcing, surveys…) II – Scientific Social Networking III – Sharing Science (data, figures, code, samples…) IV – Lab and Research Management Tools V – Producing research (data analysis, writing, publishing) VI – Find expertise VII – Find, organize and discuss papers I – Crowdsoucing Research –
Cooking For Two: 34 Crazy Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your dog eats human food). Each meal is perfectly portioned for two, so grab a sous chef and get cooking! Pervasive Entertainment Transmedia storytelling offers opportunities for varying degrees participation and the blurring of fictional and real worlds. “Pervasive games” for example are those, like the ARG, that expand a fictional world into real physical spaces and take place at any and all times of day or night. These dimensions of transmedia have been examined before in the context of virtual worlds.
How to build your collaboration footprint How to build your collaboration footprint Right now, there is one career-boosting habit that is guaranteed to add a bit of va va voom to your workplace mobility. Collaboration. Put simply, it’s how you work with people outside your usual area to create great things. We’re so over teamwork. Now it’s all about stretching those limbs and mental muscles to connect with new people in new places to do wonderful things. Digital Corkboard: A Game-Changer for Readers We all love it when our students use post-its as they read. It is a powerful way for readers to make connections about the characters or topics. We also depend on it to determine which reading skills our students are using, confusing, or missing. But, getting the kids to keep up with their post-its is always a challenge. Additionally, when post-its are tucked away throughout a book, students don’t always notice patterns, overarching themes, or character development.
10 research tips for finding online answers Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and spent years finding difficult-to-source info for The Late Show with David Letterman. And she has quickly established herself as our staff secret weapon. When one of us can’t get our hands on a piece of information that we need, we turn to Danielle and — voila! — there it is.
83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. It wasn't easy taste-testing all this food, but someone sure had to.
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