The American Association of School Librarians released its 2011 list of the 25 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning recently. This list provides several topical areas, topics naturally aligned to the AASL standards, as well as a brief description of the tools themselves along with links. While the list is targeted at school librarians, the list is most certainly […]
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It is with utter shock that I have read this article about Los Angeles teacher librarians essentially being put on trial to prove they are qualified as teachers. The byline from the article reads: If state education cuts are drastic, the librarians’ only chance of keeping a paycheck is to prove they’re qualified to be […]
I’ve been working with a few classes these last ten days or so, showing them some “un-written” research projects. My point to them is to try and turn their research into some really cool projects that are not only fun, but downright inspirational or creative. Many examples shared were techy (Voicethread, videos, Glogster, etc.) But I […]
The Read, Write, Web site announced the demise of the Flip camera and its software yesterday. I heard about it from several sources, particularly in my reader and via Twitter yesterday. My friend John Woodring blogged about it today as well. Point, Shoot, Record, Edit And let’s face it, we like them because they are […]
This week a little has trickled out regarding proposed budget cuts, and it seems anything related to public schools in SC is high on the chopping blocks (of course minus any initiatives that support school choice, a separate agenda by our politicians.) It has become PAINFULLY obvious that our new governor Nikki Haley and our […]
photo © 2009 Franco Bouly | more info (via: Wylio)Here is an exchange in Facebook that I engaged in tonight. Please excuse the letters used in place of names as I want to protect the identities of those in the exchange. I did send my friend the current login and password in a private email […]
Creating a Community of Technology Learners in Your School or District January 3 – 8pm EST Guests: Lisa Perez, Laurie Conzemius, Shelee King George of ISTE – SIGMS Host: Brenda Anderson, Andrea Christman, Jenifer Gossman Webinar Wikipage -Resources & more! Learn Central Page Participant Link The ISTE SIGMS leadership team will present a medley of […]
I’m trying to plan a literacy event centered around qr codes for school. I’m loving the ideas shared here! There are many other examples and ideas shared here!
Posted in k12 Education on Apr 24th, 2010
Okay so basically I have come to the conclusion that our state basically doesn’t care how much it costs to educate our students, they only care about tax breaks to themselves. Our congress is in the same boat, only caring about supporting legislation that will keep them re-elected, so very unpopular legislation (that may funnel […]