Teaching

Are You a Social Media Star?

Social media has changed how educators engage with each other and their students online. Recently, BestCollegesOnline.com compiled a list of the “50 Teachers Who Are Social Media Stars.” You may already be familiar with some of these names: Vicki Davis Dean Shareski Jon [...]

Learning on the Go

Learning on the Go

Coinciding with Allison Rossett’s most recent article on mobile learning, earlier today I came across an insightful yet humorous infographic created by Float Mobile Learning. The abacus, See ‘n Say and Rubik’s Cube were all learning tools I loved as a child. [...]

The Value of Public bPortfolios

The Value of Public bPortfolios

David Hopkins used the time waiting for his iOS5 update more productively than I did (my nails are red). He read (and thankfully wrote) about an academic paper on public bPortfolios (blogging portfolios). Dubbed in the abstract as a “holistic [...]

The Efficacy of Online Instruction

Kevin Kvalvik, a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, posted responses to a question seeking recent findings on the efficacy of online instruction from student and faculty points of view. There are seven sites mentioned, including articles from eLearn [...]