Give a kid a voice and WOW! Election coverage from 5th grader.

Election coverage from the Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary in Florida. Damon Weaver, a 5th grader, is the news reporter covering Obama and McCain rallies in Florida. And he gets a terrific interview with Joe […]

Google gadget tutorial

This tutorial from SEOish on How to Make Google Gadgets uses  google gadgets to teach about making google gadgets. Love the video next to the gadget editor. Clever and effective.

Wordia – a video dictionary

This is way more fun than the vocabulary flash cards we used back in 3rd grade. Wordia is a collection of short videos submitted that explain the meaning of a word. Anyone can submit a […]

Animoto Offer – Another Great Back to School Deal!

Animoto is once again offering educator accounts with a free upgrade to the “all access pass” that let’s you create longer videos. Other features to enhance classroom use include a way to create ‘dummy’ accounts […]

StoryTubes Gearing Up for Next Year

One of the projects I really enjoy being involved with is our statewide summer reading program. And that’s how I found out about the awesome StoryTubes project. Children from all over the country created short […]

Social Software Showcase 2008 – ALA

Not heading to Anaheim for ALA? That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on everything. LITA’s BIGWIG Social Software Showcase web page already has a number of videos and screencasts of presentations posted to […]

Fun stuff from Connecticut Libraries

One of the things I love about traveling all over to teach is hearing about new projects and ideas from the library staff in my classes. I always come back with a bunch of scribbled […]

David Pogue loves the Flip video cam – so do I

In the NYT tech section today, David Pogue give the simple little Flip video cam a terrific review – Camcorder Brings Zen to the Shoot I bought one about 4 months ago, lured by its […]