Category Archives: education

Edshelf can save your bacon, now help #saveedshelf’s bacon!

One of my favorite tools, Edshelf, was slated to close down soon. But that was before the education community started to campaign to #saveedshelf.  This encouragement spurred Mike Lee, the brains behind Edshelf,  to start a kickstarter to help save it. What is Edshelf? … Continue reading

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edshelf

Edshelf This directory of education oriented apps and tools includes ratings and reviews from the members of the Edshelf community. Many reviews include great tips on how to use the tools in educational settings.  Easy to search/browse for specific types … Continue reading

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Testing ThingLink

Just saw a post about ThingLink on twitter and have to play! @AuntyTech has a whole bunch of ideas about using ThingLink in education. Ok, I’ll be back in a minute or two after I play with it a bit. … Continue reading

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Google’s Global Science Fair

Don’t miss this opportunity! Google’s Global Online Science Fair is open to students aged 13-18 and is accepting submissions from Jan 11 to April 4. Of coures, the project encourages the use of many different free Google tools : Google … Continue reading

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New & Not so new stuff: #4 Some back to school resources

“My First School Day” Image via Wikipedia Just a quick post with some odds and ends of great resource sites & blog posts that I’ve run across in the past few weeks. I came across most of these via my … Continue reading

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Netvibes as a Research Organizer

If you haven’t considered using  Netvibes as a tool to help student’s organize their research resources, take a look at these examples created by 10th grade students working on Veterans’ issues research projects.  Alex’s page & Jovi’s page are  both … Continue reading

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