Blogger. 10 Minute Teacher Podcast. Teaching students with new tools, enthusiasm, and belief that teaching is a noble calling. This is an archive of my blogger blog since I started blogging here before I set up www.coolcatteacher.com
Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 03/11/2011
If you are having trouble with your web browser making changes to your hard drive or if you have a person on staff who ALWAYS gets viruses from the Internet, Sandboxie might be an option for you. Free (after 30 days you get a 5 second nag screen while launching the internet) you install it and it doesn't allow the web browser when run in Sandboxie to make any changes to the hard drive. May be helpful for some of you. I'd like to know more about other options!
Elevate the education conversation with your voice! We encourage students to submit videos that...
Offer new ideas for what education could be, and/or Inspire others to transform education, and/or Propose specific actions you or others can take to improve education in your community
Video Guidelines: 2 - 3 minutes long (not a hard and fast rule), use first names only, please only show youth age 13 or older and who have given you permission to be in the video, use family-friendly language, give credit to your sources, and remember: your audience is the world!
Two of the top 5 are Flat Classroom related videos.
A wonderful collection of free worlds!! Start with these! There are also some very cool worlds that meet standards! Like:
"Title: CSI Virtual World Author: Greenbush Education Service Center Description: CSI Lab is a project based virtual world where students solve crimes by testing virtual blood samples and inspecting collected evidence. These exercises are designed to address the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards 1a-d, 2a-d, 4a-d, and 6a-d"