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How Bad Media Is Driving the Collapse of Our Once-Great Public Education System

Be afraid, be very afraid, any time you see a reporter in the business media turn his or her attention to education and public schools. What will …


Why Words Matter: Young Video Producers Tell A Hidden Story Of Identity

They’re called “microaggressions” – small, seemingly innocuous questions or expressions that separate those speaking from those listening because of race, gender, religion or economic status.<p>Columbia professor, author and psychologist Derald Sue used the term to describe “brief and commonplace …


33 Essential Free Fonts You Need To Download

You deserve more than the fonts your computer came with.


A Must Have Punctuation Guide for Every Student

February, 2015<br>When people speak face to face, they use several verbal and non verbal cues to convey meanings (e.g. grimaces, frowning, smiling, …

The Geometry of a Scene

A look at how Akira Kurosawa prevented scenes with limited character movement from becoming boring. Kurosawa made actors and props form shapes, …

Curriculum_Materials | Teaching Resources

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more<p>Guided inquiry & viewing of …


Learn how to use technology, common core and reading to create better learning opportunities for your students.

Common Core

39 questions to ask when choosing media for teaching and learning

©, 2011<p>Yeah, 39 questions is a lot, but then there is a lot of things to take into consideration. I pulled together the key …

Education Technology

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube

January, 2015<br>After the post I shared here on how to create flipped videos via the use of annotations and other interactivity features on YouTube, I …

When To Use .jpg vs. .gif vs. .png :: Brian Herzog

If you work on your library's website, this infographic on when to use different graphic formats might be useful. Tech things like this always …