Learn Languages with LingQ

March 25, 2008

Give your foreign language students some extra ammunition. No, I don’t mean teach them obscure French curse words. I’m talking about powerful lessons and practice that can supplement the great stuff you’re already teaching in class. They can get it … Continued

Get Ready for your Closeup: Kids' Vid

March 24, 2008

Making movies is a great way to harness students’ creativity for good instead of evil. It’s also a good way for students to goof around and get lost in the many steps of the film making process. Good planning is … Continued

Carnival of Education #158

February 13, 2008

Welcome to your romantic and eerily educentric Valentine’s Day date. But will it end in love, tears, or possibly food poisoning from an undercooked Valentine’s dinner? These kind educators were gracious enough to share their Valentine’s Day experiences: Dinner and … Continued

Rethink the Way You Use Your Digital Projector

February 4, 2008

With all the neat tech stuff at teachers’ disposal these days, the choices can be overwhelming. Should you create a video? Or put today’s lesson into a PowerPoint presentation? Or how about setting up a mic so you can record … Continued

Make Awesome Screencasts with Jing

January 25, 2008

Extend your classroom to the ends of the earth by making a screencast. Jing is a free download that will record whatever you’re doing on-screen and turn it into a small movie that you can share with others. It’s easy … Continued

Create Liquid Ice Sculptures

January 4, 2008

You can’t beat an ice sculpture to spruce up the refreshment table at the winter dance. But if your school doesn’t have huge blocks of ice or chainsaws in the supply closet, head to your local chemistry laboratory to take … Continued

Make Your Own Pop-Up Photos

January 2, 2008

Who among us didn’t like reading pop-up books while growing up? Heck, I’m still partial to them now. And if you geek out as much as I do about pop-ups, you can make your own thanks to WikiHow. All you’ll … Continued

Spruce Up Your Bulletin Boards: Classroom Displays Blog

December 27, 2007

Are you out of ideas for your classroom displays? Do you feel like you’ve accomplished all you can in the unforgiving medium of construction paper? If so, get inspired again by visiting the Classroom Displays Blog. Londoner Linda Hartley posts … Continued

Swap your Stuff at Zwaggle

December 18, 2007

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Well, if you’d like to get at said treasure without trekking across town to yard sales or digging through garbage cans on the side of the road, You might want to … Continued