This is one of the easier and more versatile concept mapping software online. Use online concept mapping software to enhance your students ability to organize and brainstorm their research project.
Added by Brian Weir on December 30, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments
Added by Brian Weir on December 28, 2011 at 9:05am — No Comments
Here is a list of web 2.0 tools and other educational technology tools that I have previewed and many of them used in the classroom. Eventually I will do a tutorial and highlight most of these but in the meantime for those who are up to just exploring and figuring them out yourselves, then have at it and enjoy.
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Throughout the ages of educational ideas and philosophies teachers have been big fans of having their students keep a journal. Journals are kept in language arts, foreign language classes, and I have seen them in science classes. Students don't particularly like doing them unless they enjoy writing. If given a choice between keeping a journal in their spiral notebook and keeping it online, I would wager that a majority of students in this digital age will prefer to keep it online.…Continue
Added by Brian Weir on December 26, 2011 at 8:27am — No Comments
Recently our district has moved to a "Beyond the Textbook" philosophy. Teachers are encouraged to move away from the textbook and into more interactive, hands-on, engaging method of teaching. In doing so though this has left some parents and students who are used to using a textbook as guidance in learning their materials, that some are feeling a little lost and struggling with ideas on where to get materials that they can use to help their students understand the concept being…Continue
Added by Brian Weir on December 22, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments