The Tortoise and the Hare—Social Media Can Differentiate the Course

The Tortoise and the Hare—Social Media Can Differentiate the Course
by Nikki Morrell ·

The amazing thing about social media in the classroom is that it engages all learners. That’s right, I used the … Continue reading »

Pinterest: What’s in it for you?

Pinterest: What’s in it for you?
by Ali Yares ·

Pinterest started two years ago sort of like a bulletin board for sharing ideas. In the last year, it has … Continue reading »

Down With Posters

Down With Posters
by Robin Neal ·

I despise glitter. It’s proudly gauche and sinisterly invasive. Once a bedazzled project crosses the threshold of my classroom, the … Continue reading »

What do you love? Google is a great place to start…

What do you love?  Google is a great place to start…
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

Google recently launched  a new service called “What Do You Love?”  At first glance, this appears to be a simple … Continue reading »

Symbolics: How To (Pt. 2)

Symbolics: How To (Pt. 2)
by Robin Neal ·

If you are reading this post, you have most likely read its companion that explains what a Symbolic is. If … Continue reading »

Symbolics: Making Abstract Thinking Concrete (Pt. 1)

Symbolics: Making Abstract Thinking Concrete (Pt. 1)
by Robin Neal ·

A Symbolic is a concrete representation of abstract thinking, a picture that demonstrates how ideas interact and work. I use … Continue reading »

Get Students to Care About Copyright

Get Students to Care About Copyright
by Robin Neal ·

In my own classroom, I fight the good fight every day, wrestling with students who want to use copyrighted music … Continue reading »

So what if we’re all connected?

So what if we’re all connected?
by Basil Kolani ·

For weeks, I’ve been simultaneously excited and full of dread for my first social media class with our tenth graders. … Continue reading »

Students Fighting Slavery: A Classroom Example

Students Fighting Slavery: A Classroom Example
by Robin Neal ·

I don’t own a cell phone, a microwave, or a TV.  By opening my very first professional blog with this … Continue reading »

“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)

“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)
by Tim McDonough ·

I apologize up front for reopening an old wound; But I recently received an email from a local middle school … Continue reading »