I used Windows Media Encoder to do my screencast this week. I chose to do a step by step tutorial for logging onto the website that accompanies our Spanish textbook. I chose to do this because I plan to post a link for this on my website to show the students how to access the textbook website. I had some trouble when trying to do a screencast with the entire window because I have a widescreen computer monitor and the entire window would not show up on playback. Therefore I decided to just do…Continue
This week I found an article that involves schools and technology, but focuses more on how we can use school resources at home via technology. 'Checking Out' Library Books from Home includes information about a school district in Texas that has an electronic library system for "checking out" books from the school library. The days of your children coming home only to say "I forgot my library book at school, and I need it…Continue
While I was online this week looking for an article of interest to write about on my blog I came across this lesson plan. Thought I'd share since we talked about using wiki's in the classroom a few weeks ago. This is for an middle/high school English class...
I read an article this week called "Distance learning becoming part of school life" on the CNN website (http://www.cnn.com/2005/EDUCATION/03/03/distance.education.ap/index.htm
As members of this class we are all participating in "distance learning" and so I thought this article would be an appropriate topic for discussion.
It is amazing that we can take an entire 3 credit course over the…Continue