Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Fly Swatter Game – Vocabulary Development

The Fly Swatter Game is a lively and distinctive activity to practice and develop vocabulary.

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10 Resources For Extending Learning Over The Summer

Now that May is here, the sun is shining, the days are longer – it can be very difficult to finish off the school year and plant seeds to avoid summer brain drain and hopefully extending learning over the summer. Students … Continue reading

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The Most-Used iPad Apps For Teachers

The 24 (all the apps you can fit on one screen without using folders) most-used and favorite iPad apps for teachers.

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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

Digital portfolios are becoming increasingly popular in classrooms across North America. School administration, teachers, parents, and students are all recognizing  the benefits of this amazing tool. Digital portfolios have the ability to impact education and student learning in ways that … Continue reading

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What Job Skills Do You Need?

You might think a good education and top grades are enough to get a good job. So it may surprise you to learn that employers look for other important skills. This article from the Daily Mirror outlines the basic skills … Continue reading

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John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners

Innovative thinker John Seely Brown, known for his ideas for merging digital culture and education, shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation. To visit his siite and … Continue reading

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Free Photoshop Tutorial – Self-Publishing Class Books

This is a quick tutorial for those who would like to use Photoshop to create professional looking class books. The step-by-step photos and descriptions will guide you through importing students drawing and creating simple, colorful backgrounds for your class book. … Continue reading

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