How can Scratch Programming teach students to read?

Numbers, learning to read and write is a numbers game. It is all about the number of words you hear and have an opportunity to […]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major [Kopf & Wang]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major — from qz.com by Dan Kopf and Amy Wang Excerpt: “There is […]

Writing for VR: The Definitive Guide to VR Storytelling [Damiani & Southard]

Writing for VR: The Definitive Guide to VR Storytelling — from vrscout.com by Jesse Damiani and Dylan Southard Excerpt: Though it’s geared toward 360° filmmaking, […]

How We Work: Asking the Right Questions—And Then Doggedly Pursuing the Answers

Don Bennett, a friend whose work and play has included making music and architectural models for a very long time, once suggested that we make […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some really neat interactive resources for engaging students with classroom […]

Student Blogging Challenge Mentor…

Just received confirmation that I was accepted as a Blogging Mentor for the 2017 Student Blogging Challenge.  My first four students I’m mentoring are 10 […]

Starting to get results – Building the picture

Take a step backwards. Perhaps the most confusing part of any research project is when some results start to emerge – but this is also […]

Name the School Object…

Are you looking to do something different to avoid those “blank face gaze”. Send the students out on a mission to capture photos of everyday […]

Building Student Research Teams

  Though I failed to get the crowd funding I sought last year (described in an earlier post) I am delighted to report that I have […]

An amazing, online, writing tool (and it’s free)!

I recently stumbled upon StoryBird – a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out in school, and the results […]

How to Write an Informal Email for FCE Writing Part 2

As we have already mentioned several times, the FCE Writing paper consists of 2 parts. In the first one, you have to write an essay. […]

Adding to Student Success with Google Add-ons

I don’t work at a learning institution that uses Google Classroom, but I do require students to sign up for a Google account. With a […]

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