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NanoGong lets anyone with an internet connection and a microphone record audio via a web-based interface, then save it locally or to a website.

BY NICK YINGLING Lately, during my lunch break, I usually sit at my desk and drop crumbs of food into my keyboard. That’s a terribly boring way to pass your lunch hour. So, naturally, I started watching my favorite show, The Golden Girls, on a streaming TV site. The main problem now is that most […]

BY NICK YINGLING Free course, y’all! (I write Southern now.) Game Design Concepts is an experimental class in game design and pedagogy being taught by Ian Schreiber, a game designer with several years in the video game industry. Registration in the course is free, but there is a required textbook. No problem there, right now […]

Looking for a way to get your feet wet in the online classroom? LEARN NC, Instructify’s parent organization is offering a free professional development course, Introduction to Online Learning, to get you acclimated to virtual schooling. The course begins Wednesday, May 27 (that’s one week from today, folks) and it’s free to up to 15 […]

3 Challenges to Wiki Use in Instruction Every teacher’s got a wiki these days. So what do you do with it in class? Integrating a piece of technology doesn’t lend itself to flying by the seat of one’s pants. THE Journal presents 3 Challenges to Wiki Use in Instruction, discussing what factors must be overcome […]

This is the second in a series of feature articles about online teaching. Keep checking Instructify every week for a new feature. Click here to read part one, click here Taking the plunge into online teaching — your students. Every educator knows that a significant component of good teaching is good communication, and most of […]

In honor of Kathryn Walbert’s new series of feature articles on online teaching, Instructify is giving one lucky teacher a free online course in LEARN NC’s Carolina Online Teacher program. The COLT program is a certification track in online teaching. The program shows teachers the particulars of online pedagogy, collaboration, and how to navigate the […]

This is the first in a series of feature articles about online teaching. Keep checking Instructify every week for a new feature. If you’re considering taking your teaching skills into the online classroom, you may be wondering what to expect.  How is online learning different from face-to-face learning?  What does it demand of learners and […]

Everyone would agree that learning is important. If we didn’t, none of us would be doing what we do. But are we practicing what we preach to our students? Are we, as educators, continuing our education in the same way we urge our students to do every day? In the past, unless you were willing […]

With technology moving as fast as it does, it takes a great website like CyberBee to keep students and educators ahead of the curve. CyberBee has been around for 12 years, and sets a high standard when it comes to how to present information on the web about how students can USE the web. The […]