Doodle 4 Google competition lets kids design Google logo

February 9, 2010

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Looking to harness your student’s creative energy and possible have them win a college scholarship at the same time? Google is once again staging their Doodle 4 Google competition, letting K-12 students across the country take … Continued

November is National Novel Writing Month

October 28, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS All writers need editors. Lots of writers have their own editors inside their heads. Some of these editors enjoy telling writers they’re no good, and that they’re wasting their time. The National Novel Writing Month Young Writers … Continued

Monday by the numbers

January 26, 2009

List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity – From comes this list of 25 Web 2.0 tools you can use to get more productive. The 25 items are divided into categories including Note Taking, Organization and … Continued

Give a student a boost to graduate

January 20, 2009

According to, every school day, 7,000 students drop out. Boost is a campaign by the AdCouncil designed to help encourage teens to make it through and graduate on time. The premise is simple, by sending a “boost,” you’re sending … Continued

Create better slide shows with SlideRocket

November 25, 2008

The holidays are nearly upon us, and so is all the stress that accompanies them. I don’t just mean the stress from exploding turkey fryers or engaging in hand-to-hand combat with other holiday shoppers. I’m talking about midterms, research papers, … 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

Easy-to-do experiments for the science fair

October 10, 2008

Ah, the science fair: a chance for your brainy students to match their mettle against other students around the county. For me, my only project involved agar, bacteria, and a weak hypothesis. I did find out that my dog’s mouth … Continued