Global Education Conference – Nov 13-16

globaledcon

The 8th annual Global Education Conference is coming up soon, Nov 13-16. This online conference runs around the clock, with participants from around the world. There are over 50 presentations already scheduled and they are […]

Call for Proposals: Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference

Learning with Innovative Technology Conference

The 2018 Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference will be held on June 29, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This free conference is for educators of all types and is a terrific day of learning […]

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017

Jane Hart’s 2017 list of the Top 200 Tools for Learning was released today. This list was compiled with input from over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world. The list includes tools for personal & professional […]

Summer Learning Project

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and we’re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-17 Cool Tools for School workshop […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NYS Educators: help out with a survey about Internet research habits

From findingEducation New York State Educators:If you are teacher, librarian or school administrator at a New York public, private or independent school, WE WANT YOU! We are conducting a survey of middle school and high […]

Google sky map

I’m having a great time playing with my new Verizon Droid phone and learning how to interact with a phone that is way smarter than me. My old phone was 6 years old, hip for […]