Nom nom nom: The Edible Schoolyard

March 3, 2009

Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Berkley California has an initiative known as The Edible Schoolyard. It’s a non-profit organization developed in order to find ways of cooking and gardening for young people in their everyday lives. Chef and … Continued

Web filters from a student's perspective

February 6, 2009

As educators, it is our responsibility to provide our students with the tools necessary to be successful, not only in our classroom, but in life. As a technology integration specialist, I believe part of this responsibility we have is to … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

February 2, 2009

Well, it looks like Ol’ Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, so that means six more weeks of winter. Not to worry, though, as here’s a list of lists to keep you warm. 5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher – The … Continued

5 ways to help keep your students' attention

December 8, 2008

You are boring. No, not the person sitting next to you. You. I don’t care if you are the “cool” teacher, but you are going to be perceived as a total bore unless you do something to make sure those … Continued

Share diagrams and mind maps online with Gliffy

December 5, 2008

What’s your classroom layout? Do you have the desks in classic row setup? U-shaped? Circle? Whichever setup you’re currently rocking, maybe you should think of switching things up a little. A change of scenery is a great way to recharge … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

November 10, 2008

It’s getting cold out there, but that doesn’t mean Instructify is freezing over. Here are some educational lists to keep you nice and warm. 21 Online Student Tools to Help With Research, Communication, and Organization – EduChoices brings us this … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

October 20, 2008

9 Questions I ask my Students on the First Day of School – Teacher Elona Hartjes believes in the value of making a good first impression. That’s why she asks her students these nine questions to make sure the school … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

October 13, 2008

5 Sources for Free and Legal Images -If you blog or use any sort of photography in your presentations, you might want to start thinking about making sure those photos and images are legal for you to use. If you … Continued