Digital Is examines educational technology

November 30, 2010

The National Writing Project has launched Digital Is, a project that showcases teacher reflections on how technology is changing teaching practice.

Much more than just definitions with Wordnik

November 29, 2010

When you look up a word on Wordnik, you’ll get all the word’s possible definitions, examples of the word in publication, current usage of the word on twitter, synonyms, etymology, and even its Scrabble score.

Debt Ski: Navigate the sea of personal finance

November 24, 2010

Everyone would agree that it’s important to learn about personal finance, yet many kids grow up without the skills to manage their money. This is probably because the topic was never put in the context of a pig riding a jet ski.

Follow Civil War “news” on the Disunion blog

November 19, 2010

Disunion reports on the Civil War as if in real time, so the post for today would reflect the events of INSERT DATE PUBLISHED, 1860. With a staff of writers that includes professional historians, university professors, and an ex-presidential speechwriter, the stories are top quality.