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Competition To Raise The Level Of Online Learning

The world is exploring every possible means to infuse education to the underserved. Different agencies are consistently working on catering education to the poverty ridden poor background mass of the society. The policy makers have realised the essence of educating the underserved to lower or eradicate the poverty. The need to provide skill development oriented education tops the priority so that the learner from the poor background can land themselves to the desired jobs. But traditional…


Added by Mark William on November 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Literacy Across the Curriculum

My School--Clayton Ridge Community School District has a lazer focus for our Professional Development of increasing reading scores.  We have an early out every Wednesday at 2:20 and we work in our Professional Learning Communities on how to increase reading proficiency until 4:00.

My Professional Learning Community is Teacher Driven Professional Learning!~~Awesome!  Teachers decide what we need to learn and invite experts…


Added by Sharon Keehner on April 25, 2013 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

List Two-Tech Terms All Teachers Should Know

Are you ready for List Two of Tech Terms All Teachers Should Know? Well, ready or not here it is! Quiz is forthcoming!

My next post will feature one more tech tool that supports vocabulary instruction. I have used again to create List Two to maintain consistency with the way the lists look and can be accessed, but this other tech…

Added by Ary Aranguiz on September 24, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Google SketchUp Math and 21st Century Critical Thinking

This is simply a copy of my Blog entry inSwords Edgucation and Tech.


       Each time I reach geometry standards in the math curriculum, I find myself trying to make geometry problems more meaningful and interesting. With Google Sketch-up, meaningful instruction has a new solution, providing relevance and more…


Added by Mitchell Swords on August 20, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

My experience with wikispaces and From my guest post on

I have never considered myself to be a techie, but after my school brought Will Richardson in to present, I discovered that I was using technology a lot more than my co-workers. I currently have a facebook page, twitter account, and I am a member of personal learning networks. I have been using the internet to make connections in my own hobby for years. I am a cichlidoit, a tropical fish enthusiast for those who do not have this addiction. I am a moderator on and a…

Added by Michael Dunagan on April 29, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Using Glogs in Your Classroom (From: Ignite. Incite. Inspire.)

I recently posted on using Glogs in the classroom. My post includes a downloadable rubric and checklist for evaluation. Check it out and let me know how it goes for you - especially if you have not used this web 2.0 technology before. If you are using glogs already, I would love any lesson ideas that have been successful for you.

Added by Neil Finney on April 19, 2011 at 7:21pm — 1 Comment

Glogster Poster

Every year at the beginning of the Lenten season my religion department is asked to do a Lenten craft or activity to get the teens to enter into the spirit of the season. Most of the classes do the same identical craft  every… Continue

Added by Carmen on March 13, 2011 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Starters Guide to Using Free Web Tools

Using web 2.0 in the class might come as second nature to some folks, but it's still new to many more.  I put together a guide to some of the more popular web 2.0 sites out there, give a short description, the link, and some practical ways teachers can use them in their class. Download and share with a friend!

Starters Guide to Web 2.0 in the Classroom… Continue

Added by Brian Thomas on February 9, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

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Added by Mr. Wakiki on February 6, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Technology is Changing the Way We Teach | Cyndi Danner-Kuhn

Last week's Blogger of the Week, Cyndi Danner-Kuhn, took some time out of teaching and blogging to reflect on her love of learning and technology tools in an interview. To learn more about Cyndi Danner-Kuhn's blog Technology Bits, Bytes, and Nibbles: News, Tips, Tricks & Resources… Continue

Added by Amanda Kenuam on April 12, 2010 at 10:59am — No Comments

Gr8 tools and applications to make heard your visual presence around the social web

 Dear members of my PLN  if you know other tools please add here like comments .

I like very much to use all . My favorite is A custom profile and a  personal analytics dashboard…


Added by LucianDuma @web20education on March 27, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

The control issue

I had an interesting meeting yesterday, the back story is that I have just started my PhD with focus on social web 2.0 for in education - the senior professors at my university are running a project where they have have developed a web site or a networking service for students - it is suppose to work similar to Ning.

In my mind they are going about this from a very interesting angle - they basically want to control students behavior and monitor their content creation. Am example;… Continue

Added by Gudmundur Bogason on March 19, 2010 at 4:57am — 1 Comment

Web 2.0 vs. e-learning… reflection

Previous statement… Posted yesterday.

“…the proposed research will not focus on the concepts of e-learning since I consider a fundamental difference between the learning practices and methods within web 2.0 social networks and the instructional nature of e-learning methods. The concept of e-learning will however be discussed and partly analyzed to emphasize the unique nature or learning within web 2.0 social networking…


Added by Gudmundur Bogason on March 18, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Research Plan

First blog - on this site.

I am struggling with focus... regarding my PhD research-plan. I now got four research questions all of whom I like to keep. By the we, the subject of my research is the use of web 2.0 social network environments for learning and teaching - the changing role of students and teachers (hi, thats a catchy research question !!!).

I am going to post a statement here that I feel strongly about, I have given it a lot of thought so if anyone reads this and… Continue

Added by Gudmundur Bogason on March 17, 2010 at 3:56am — No Comments

Discovery Education's Web 2.0 for 2010 Portal

Discovery has launched a brand new Web 2.0 portal full of teacher tools featuring: Internet Safety, Media Literacy, Web 2.0 Tools, Tech Tips, and more.

Added by Kurt Schollin on February 24, 2010 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Technology Tools Used to Enhance Our Homeschooling

As the year comes to an end, I find myself, like many, reflecting on what worked and didn't work last semester. As I looked back through our projects, I was amazed at the progress made by our children. I want to share some of the ways we used technology to enhance the learning process. Even though some activities were not successful and we ran into the usual frustrations associated with technology, there were many exciting moments. Check out the full post at… Continue

Added by Ashley Allain on December 27, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments


I've always hated pulling up YouTube videos due to the comments, related videos, and other junk that are crawling all over the pages for individual videos. Well I have just found the cure from (@cliotech aka Jennifer Dorman on Twitter).

The cure is QUIET TUBE. All you need to do is drag the Quiet Tube button into your bookmark toolbar and when you find a video on YouTube or other related site you just need to click the Quiet Tube button and the video plays alone in a separate… Continue

Added by Kurt Schollin on December 10, 2009 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Conquering History with Scratch

Our fourth grader created an interactive report on William the Conqueror using Scratch. Isn't it great to live in the Age of Web 2.0! Check out my latest post at HyperHomeschool.

Added by Ashley Allain on December 10, 2009 at 6:59pm — No Comments

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