Integrating The Arts

| November 7, 2012

I love integrating the arts in to each of my units! The students are currently studying the ancient Mesopotamian people and the earliest forms of writing. To get the full experience of what it was like to be a scribe in ancient times each student created a clay tablet and used a stylus to write […]

Facebook In The Classroom

| September 22, 2012

Many classrooms around the world are beginning to use Facebook as a way to teach history.  Creating a chronological timeline of historical events on Facebook is a great way to engage students.  Below is a video of how one school is using Facebook in their classroom.  

TED: Peter Norvig discusses the 100,000-student classroom

| July 30, 2012

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Edutopia speaks frankly about social networking at school

| May 29, 2011

The article “How to Use Social-Networking Technology for Learning” has a good point. Instead of telling students that they cannot use social networking at school, for fear that they will use it improperly, we should be teaching both students and teachers how to use it correctly. Click the link below to check out the article. […]

Mouse Mischief by Microsoft

| October 19, 2010