Tuesday by the numbers

September 16, 2008

If you were jonesing for a list of lists to better your edification skills yesterday, I apologize. Nonetheless, Instructify is happy to present Tuesday by the Numbers, the day-late version of its sister column, Monday by the Numbers. 100 Free … Continued

The new essentials: Top 10 school supplies for today's students

August 22, 2008

Pencils? Check. Notebooks? Check. Online word processor application? Check. In addition to standbys like pens, pads, and the ever-popular Trapper Keeper, today’s learners need a new set of school supplies, too.  These tools enable students to take advantage of the … Continued

Environmental science is elementary at EcoKids

July 23, 2008

Tired of teaching from the text book? Having a hard time fitting environmental science instruction into the school day? Well EcoKids can change all of that! EcoKids is a Canadian interactive website created to engage students in environmental activities. This … Continued

Produce an Educational Video in Your Classroom

June 18, 2008

Lights, camera, video…in the classroom? You betcha! If you think kids like watching videos, wait until they start making them. Creating stuff is at a higher level of Bloom’s Taxonomy than bubbling in a test sheet. But where to begin? … Continued

Make Your Own Book With Blurb

May 30, 2008

If you’ve ever wanted to write a book, but you never thought about how it could possibly come to fruition, then you should know it’s easier than you think. With Blurb, you can create a book of just about any … Continued

Johnny Lee: Interactive Whiteboard From a $40 Wii Remote

May 15, 2008

Johnny Lee, a YouTube personality and “human-computer interaction researcher” is changing the way we use existing technology through simple modifications, and he’s sharing it with everyone. This amazing demo proves that using something as inexpensive and highly obtainable as the … Continued

Time Lines are on your Side with Mnemograph

April 23, 2008

I recently had to create a time line for a project. Not knowing what else to do, I cobbled one together in Excel like a caveman. Literally three days later, I heard about Mnemograph, which would have made my time … Continued