ckck: Sunrise: 2.53 AM Sunset: 10.51 PM Today is the longest day on the northern hemisphere, and as far north as I live that means there is no night. The sun does set, I don’t live above the Arctic Circle, but it doesn’t get truly dark the hours the sun is beyond the horizon either. I did a little calculating to see what the difference would be to the winter solstice, and today I get 14 hours...
Students Don’t Need More Choices . . . «... →
adventuresinlearning: Great new Post by johntspencer, click through to read the full post. add your thoughts on the original post. I want schools that look less like cable tv and more like alternative and social media. Like cable television, students are often bored in a standardized classroom. Delivery is often bland, resorting to old ideas repackaged in a new framework. The end...
fuckyeahsjsharks: Jamal Mayers and Scott Nichol will not be returning to the team for next season, And Trent Yawney is leaving to pursue a head coaching position. Best of luck to all of ya. Not sure what I feel about this.. mixed..
The Bangor Daily News announced this week that it completed its full transition...– How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs - 10,000 Words (via idlesi)
25+ Writing Tools for the Classroom →
kbkonnected: #elemchat #spedchat Great collection compiled with Weblist Me.
Doodle- Easy Group Scheduling →
thingsforteachers: If you have trouble coming up with a meeting time that works for multiple people, this tool may help you out. Click the link to read Richard Byrne’s post about it.
77 Web Resources for Teachers to Try This Summer →
thingsforteachers: Via Free Tech for Teachers.
Creating class e-books →
Jerry Brito: Top ten myths about introverts →
jerrybrito: Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days. Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing to…
Why Twitter Is a Teacher's Best Tool - Education -... →
90 educators share their best blog posts - Google... →
teamteachers: This is outstanding. I added one of mine. I would love love love to see a bunch of you Tumblr-based teachers adding in your best post from Tumblr!
Quick Note is a Must-Have Browser Extension for... →
kbkonnected: Must look into this one. Seems incredibly useful.
Free Classroom Guides and Downloads for 2011 from... →
geologyboy asked: Hey there, thanks for the follow! So if I get stuck in my 3rd year of studying earth sciences at university, can I ask you for help ;)
Must See TV →
fuckyeahsjsharks: Posted by Randy-Hahn There’s nothing like Game 7.I’m not certain why it is but it’s a fact that a lot of San Jose Sharks fans stop watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs after the Sharks have been eliminated. Just in the past few days I’ve run into people who say they just can’t stand watching the Vancouver-Boston series. I suppose there’s this deep rooted feeling that the Sharks...
Virtual Field Trips...Everything you wanted to... →
kbkonnected: Great resource via @TechnologyToni
This is the list of teachers on tumblr →
girlwithalessonplan: positivelypersistentteach: If you were originally a substitute that now has a job, or a student teacher who has a job, or an undergrad starting student teaching — please put it in my ask box so I can update your listing for you! Good call, PPT. We can update your listing. :) Askbox it, yoooo.
GoogleDocs and Collaboration in the Classroom →
teamteachers: Most written assignments in college are written by a single author. In a work environment, by contrast, collaboratively-authored documents are much more common. And two of the worst parts of collaboration are the difficulty of getting all of the collaborators together for a meeting (something I’ve written about before) and coordinating who has the most authoritative version of...
Novice Teacher: "I don't want you to get in... →
novicephoenix: A teacher gave me a cool piece of advice today. He said “Instead of saying ‘You’re going to get in trouble, if you keep doing X’ you can say things like: ‘I don’t want you to get in trouble for doing X.’ “I’d hate for you to lose points because of X.” ”I don’t want you to be sent down to X.”
Help Yourself, Help the World: What can you... →
helptheenvironment: Plastic: Any plastic items that are considered 1 or 2 can be recycled anywhere in a regular recycling bin. Plastics 3-7 may be able to be recycled at separate plants depending on where you live. The only exception I know to the 1 & 2 rule is in Monroe County, NY. Here you can recycle all…
100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the... →