February 2011

All the rest

A very emotional week

For reasons that will soon become apparent, this blog post covers both ends of the emotional spectrum.  My wife coined the term “congrolences” to describe the past 10 days. Feel free to use it as you read my story. On Tuesday, February 8th at 10pm, I received a phone call from my Dad saying my […]

EdTech, Teaching & Learning

Google Body and Art

Two resources created by Google have popped onto my radar screen this week that will certainly be valuable for educators; Google Body and Google Art Project. Google Art Project is a series of interactive virtual tours of some of the worlds top art galleries built using the same technology that powers Google Maps. You can […]

EdTech, Social Networks

3 research studies on potential advantages of using Twitter in the classroom

Three academic studies are cited in this article about Twitter, and how it can increase student engagement, enhance social presence, and help develop peer support models among students through the formation of personal learning networks. Amplify’d from spotlight.macfound.org A small but impressive study of students at Lockhaven University in Pennsylvania found that those who used […]