21 Things – Online Bookmarking

     I have heard about but never explored Diigo, because I utilize Evernote for tracking almost everything. I do not believe I will use Diigo in the future. While I did not find it difficult to use I do Continue reading 21 Things – Online Bookmarking

21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

Do you remember seeing the huge book in the corner of the library growing up? It was the size of a small TV. It was always open, but nobody was ever reading it. Remember it now? Did you ever go Continue reading 21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

21 Things – Citing Sources Digitally

   Do you have students struggling to create Bibliographies and Cite sources in their papers? One way to help them is  through to introduce them to apps like EasyBib that make the creation of a bibliography possible by having th Continue reading 21 Things – Citing Sources Digitally

21 Things – Mind Mapping to Encourage PreWriting

As a former English teacher I have always believed one of the best ways to help students write is to have them brainstorm and/or plan their writing.  One way to do the prewriting is through a mind mapping app like Continue reading 21 Things – Mind Mapping to Encourage PreWriting

21 Things – Digital Study Skills

Using Quizlet, I created State Capitols Cards (use this link to access the cards) which allow the user to study state capitols. On one side I had the State Capitol. On the other side I had a map of the state and Continue reading 21 Things – Digital Study Skills

21 Things – Engaging with Augmented Reality

   Augmented Reality (AR). I had heard the term many times, but never knew what it was. Being in a new position this last year, I did not have the time to investigate AR. However, I did get the opportunity Continue reading 21 Things – Engaging with Augmented Reality

21 Things – Engaging Students/Parents with QR Codes

QR Codes (Quick Response) codes provide a great way to get connected to parents and students so you can open lines of communication, engage participants, and provide unique learning experiences. QR Codes can be created for any number of purposes, Continue reading 21 Things – Engaging Students/Parents with QR Codes

21 Things – Evaluating Apps

Have you ever heard about an app or program and decided to use it with your students only to find out there are limitations which prevent you from using it? Or you began using the app with students only to Continue reading 21 Things – Evaluating Apps

21 Things – Conducting Assessment Digitally

Assessment of student learning can be done in a variety of ways. Advancements in technology and the implementation of 1:1 and BYOD programs allow for greater use of technology in conducting both formative  and summative assessments. State summative assessments and Continue reading 21 Things – Conducting Assessment Digitally

21 Things – Using Stop Motion to Engage Students

Stop motion movies are a great way to engage students in learning. In a stop motion movie. the students will set up a choose a story line and set a scene. They will take a picture of the setting, slightly Continue reading 21 Things – Using Stop Motion to Engage Students