Joe Holman

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The story behind the fan who attended a Rays game via video chat

Here's what really happened with that curious image from the TV broadcast.<p>On Wednesday night, a storm knocked out some of the power in Tropicana Field during the third inning of a game between the Rays and Blue Jays. One enterprising fan decided to whip out his laptop and video chat with his nephew …

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

<b>101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative</b><i>Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2013 post.</i>Creativity isn’t always something that just …

Creativity

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

<b>60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, …

Teaching

20 Fundamentals: What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning

What makes a teacher successful?<p>Having an expertise in reading, writing, math or science is necessary, but the ability to transfer that knowledge …

The Simple Things I Do To Promote Brain-Based Learning In My Classroom

When I began incorporating basic instruction about the brain into my classes and teaching simple activities to improve brain processing, students not …

Teaching

10 Tips for Getting Started With Edmodo

<i>This is a guest post from Vance Kite, a science teacher at City of Medicine Academy in Durham, North Carolina. If you are interested in contributing</i> …

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, Innovation, Teaching

According to Common Sense Media, 95% of teachers agree that using technology increases student engagement and 92% of teachers want to add more …

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat – Learning and Innovation

<b>DO</b><p>Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith …

Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links – Learning and Innovation

Google has tripled free storage space, across Gmail, Google+ and Drive, bringing the total to 15GB. This is a serious move by Google as it places the …

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

Nov 02, 2012 - dipity.com - 1138<p>Want to get a beautifully simply visualization of data over time? It’s easy to use Dipity to create certain types of …

Infographics

Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework

The chart below is created by connectedprincipals and features some alternative ways to do "traditional' homework. I am not really sure the labelling …

26+ Ways to Use Thinglink in the Classroom

Thinglink is a tool for creating interactive images. I've written about it quite a bit in the last few months (click here to learn how to use it). …

Common Sense Education

Daniel Dennett Presents Seven Tools For Critical Thinking

Love him or hate him, many of our readers may know enough about Daniel C. Dennett to have formed some opinion of his work. While Dennett can be a …

10 Tools for Creating Infographics and Visualizations

Hello there! I'm Miranda Rensch, Product Manager at SEOmoz and lover of visual communication. Communicating visually is one of the most effective …

6 Engaging End-of-Year Projects

Consider these projects (and I've included the cognitive demands):<p><b>1. Show What You Know</b><p>Give students an opportunity to teach the rest of the class …

20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools

by <b>Hope Mulholland</b>, TeachThought Intern<p>BYOD policies–Bring Your Own Device–allow schools to bring technology into the classroom with a “bottom-up” …

Inside Pocket: how a startup beat its rivals to build the 'DVR for everything'

Nate Weiner turned down millions from Evernote to stay independent — but how big a business can you build off a bookmarklet?<p>The day before he turned 27, Nate Weiner drove from San Francisco to Mountain View for the most important meeting of his life. Weiner — he pronounces it "WINE-er," and yes, …

12 ideas to prepare students for jobs that don't exist yet

Common Core: Evaluating The Credibility of Digital Sources

Students today are hyper connected to information, but do they know how to research? Nope.<p>Anecdotally, I know from my own work with students that the …

15 Wonderful Chrome Extensions for Students

This extension lets you easily save web pages to pdf. It uses https://pdfcrowd.com html to pdf online service.<p>Use the Evernote extension to save …

How to integrate technology when nothing works right

<i>I’d love to do more with technology in the classroom, but I don’t have the equipment and infrastructure I need. What can I do?</i> That’s the question we …