Monday by the Numbers

March 31, 2008

How to Proof Your Paper Like a Pro – 8 Proofreading Tips If you’re sick of students turning in assignments with spelling errors and confusion among there, their and they’re, this post from studenthacks.org is a must. Drop what you’re … Continued

TWIRP – The Week in Review Post

March 28, 2008

Learn Languages with LingQ – LingQ lets students sign up for free lessons in the language of their choice (language include Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish). That’s a State, Right? – National Geographic … Continued

Mark Your Calendar and Share It

March 28, 2008

Assign a Day is an online calendar management system designed for teachers and students. It’s a free service that allows you to create and manage your classroom online and share assignments with your students. The interface is incredibly intuitive and … Continued

Put Your Scheduling to a Vote with Doodle

March 27, 2008

You can’t beat the power of democracy. It’s useful both as a system of government and a way to decide what time to schedule a meeting. As great as democracy is, though, you may have noticed that a lot of … Continued

War, Huhhhnn, What Is It Good For? (Art?)

March 26, 2008

If you’ve never read Sun Tzu’s Art of War, do yourself a favor and read it now, online, for free. Art of War isn’t just about ancient Chinese battle strategies — the reason this book has maintained its intrigue and … Continued

That’s a State, Right?

March 26, 2008

Can your students find New York on a map of the U.S.? The 2006 National Geographic-Roper Survey of Geographic Literacy found that half of young Americans could not. Even fewer could find Ohio. On the other hand, the winner of … Continued