Remember doing research in the school library? After you photocopied the pages from the book you needed the next step was always to copy the title page of the book too so you could go back and cite it later. On your iPad things aren’t so easy. You can only read articles on the web [...]
It’s about that time of year when school schedules are wrapping up, and teachers, coaches, and administrators are pondering the best ways to keep in touch with their students over the summer.
edSocialMedia’s Facebook bootcamp at Bishop Brady High School in Concord, NH, allows participants to spend a day in a hands-on workshop where they will learn how to create and administer a dynamic Facebook Page. Limited spaces are available. Sponsored by ISANNE.
In a recent CNN article, “Twitter finds a place in the classroom“, it was reported that what Twitter did for students was… “For a lot of them, what it did is help find their voice… many students that do not participate in my classes or share what’s on their mind, so Twitter became that vehicle.” [...]
In my own classroom, I fight the good fight every day, wrestling with students who want to use copyrighted music or images in their work. I’m writing literally here. I’m not afraid to throw a kid in a headlock for slipping the latest Owl City release into a slide show. I realize, however, students are [...]
I don’t own a cell phone, a microwave, or a TV. By opening my very first professional blog with this horrifying confession, I’ve probably caused you to think two things about me. This guy is a technophobe and a cheapskate. One of these assumptions is correct. Let’s call me frugal. I teach English at a [...]
I have had the honor of being asked to work with the Mass Media Class up at The Advanced Student Program at St. Paul’s School today. The class has been exploring the implications of media and producing their own along the way. Check out the class blog where you can find videos, pictures, and articles [...]