Although I’ve been a teacher for 12 years, this year is my very first in the classroom. I feel very lucky to have been chosen to lead the Academy of Computer Science at a high school in my county. I currently have 2 classes of Academy students. These are kids that applied to be in…Details
I’ve had quite a few questions from people interested in the new annotation features that the Google for Edu team just released on Wednesday, 8/17. I decided to throw together a screencast showing what it looks like from both the teacher side and the student side…
Just over 47 years ago, NASA made history by landing the first men on the moon. Unfortunately, not everyone was around in 1969. At First Men on the Moon, anyone can experience that moment in history in realtime. This project is an online interactive featuring the Eagle lunar landing. The presentation includes original Apollo 11 spaceflight…Details
“Histography” is interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015. The site draws historical events from Wikipedia and self-updates daily with new recorded events. The interface allows for users to view between decades to millions of years. The viewer can choose to watch a variety of events which have happened…Details
ToneCraft is is a super fun way to experience music creation. To make your songs and beats, just add blocks. The more blocks you add, the more notes and tones you’ll have in your creation. You can also stack the blocks to change the tone of the note. If your students like Minecraft, they’ll LOVE…Details
The Color Clock or Colour Clock for my friends in Canada and the UK, doesn’t need much of an explanation. It’s a hexadecimal color clock. That’s all it does. That’s all it needs to do. It’s mesmorizing.
You’re going to find yourself staring at your screen at http://www.thecolourclock.co.uk/.
Remember these? When I was a kid, my favorite books were Choose Your Own Adventure books. I loved having the ability to change the story based on my decisions. The story ended badly many, many times but then I went back and reread some of the book after choosing a different path. They were fun…Details
With Pundit Annotator you can highlight or comment on any text on the web. It is the perfect tool for your work, research, study. Pundit Annotator also helps you broaden your everyday reading on the web. Pundit Annotator is the easiest tool for web annotation: it allows you to highlight and comment on any text…Details
Google Classroom. We all know it. We all love it. But there are a few people (students) who do not always have the same love for Google Classroom as most of us do. At the end of last school year, I collected a few of my favorite student tweets about Google Classroom. I couldn’t use…Details
I LOVE periodic tables! There are many great ones out there – Periodic Videos and the Periodic Table of Super Heroes – In fact, there’s even an entire Internet Database of Periodic Tables. I guess that makes me quite the geek. One of the coolest PTs I’ve seen (yes, I call them PTs) is the…Details