Friday, May 10, 2013

Speed of Creativity

Wesley Fryer is the author to this progressive blog that looks at new ways to use technology and education. His primary focus consists of how technology will shape the minds of the next generation. The website features his presentations and past TED talks.


Thursday, May 9, 2013

10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

This article features some great information on being the 21st century teacher. They discuss how to locate useful resources, how technology fits in education, and how to make social media work for you.


Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Current Event Lesson Plans

Channel One is a 12 minute newscast designed for teens. Their website features interactive lesson plans, discussion guides, and quizzes for current events. Bring real-world examples into your classroom!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Face Talker

Students can literally put words into the mouth of their chosen speaker! Plan a lesson that looks at an important person in your career field and have the student find a picture of the person. The student can set the mouth to talk and deliver a speech about their influence in the industry. This could also be a great way for students that are shy of public speaking to present in front of the class.


Monday, May 6, 2013

IPad Starter Apps

App Name: AppStart

Getting a new iPad can be an overwhelming task. This app will help beginner and intermediate iPad users get to know the iPad. Learn tips about using folders, security, and multitasking as well as fun videos on iPad usage. This the perfect place to start when joining the iPad world!