Help us PLEASE! If your students have been paying attention to the events unfolding in Egypt for the past three weeks, then they have seen history happen. I’m sure you have been discussing this and encouraging them and helping them to follow the events that unfolded. It has been a great time to monitor our [...]
So sorry for everyone who encountered technical difficulties today. Our server management company decided that today would be a good day to make a few server updates – without telling us. Everything is back up and running now and should be smooth sailing for quite some time. Thanks for your patience – and sorry for [...]
PE Labs seeks to offer rapid development for TRUE 21st Century Learning. Of course and as always, our focus is on the Social Studies and that’s what we are doing now. If you find something broken here – its ok – all part of our process (we play live). Tell us about something cool you’d [...]
This is an awesome wish list for textbooks of the 21st Century. Lots to chew on and not so sure how to get it done well for free. Fabulous list none – the less! Professional blog | 21st Century Educator.
If you haven’t tried Prezi yet, it’s something you ought to give a shot. Learning new and more interactive ways to communicate is a must because as you know you’re students are used to stimulation.
This is opposite of our traditional information dissemination methods – and will work wonders on their retention of the material. When students discover information on their own, they are far more likely to retain than when told to them.
I sit at my desk for roughly 9 hours a day. I have a twitter notification that comes every couple of minutes or so – every day I look at least 10 to 20 awesome websites full of great information. From sites with cartoons from Ancient Rome to Map Making Sites to the CIA Factbook [...]
OK – so the technology on that wasn’t what I had hoped. A bit of a bust, but hey we all have our learning curves. Please comment if you know of any good tools for twitter archival on a blog. Thanks – George
You may feel the same way I did a few months ago: Twitter is stupid! I’m having a change of heart and hope you will too! Like so many things ignorance leads to prejudice. I’ve tried several times to jump into the tweet stream, but always on the fringe and always with my big toe [...]