Instructifeature: Social Networking in Schools

December 12, 2007

By now, you’ve no doubt heard the tragic story of a Missouri teen who committed suicide after interacting with a fake Facebook user. The incident has sparked another round of intense discussion in schools about the power, value, and danger … Continued

Instructifeature: An Educator’s Field Guide for Facebook

December 5, 2007

It used to be for college students only, but now there’s no escaping Facebook if you’re a teacher. Students are jumping ship from clunky, older services like Friendster and MySpace in record numbers, especially now that Facebook has added applications, … Continued

I Love That Teaching Idea! Me Too!

November 30, 2007

I remember a book called “Everything I Know I Learned in Kindergarten” — the one thing I remember from kindergarten is the idea of sharing. I Love That Teaching Idea! is a website designed to allow teachers to share and … Continued

Edtags Nails It

October 22, 2007

I’ll admit that I am a little slow getting the hang of things at times, so it was a while before I even had any clue what Digg and del.icio.us were all about. I use both occasionally now, but I … Continued