Category Archives: Modern Skills

Information Literacy…Authentic Conversation..Globalize Curriculum…

In this video presented by Mobile Learning Institute: Alan November tours his hometown of Marblehead, MA and comments on the historical global vision of his community. Alan challenges us to…

Images that Inspire Storytelling & Writing

Using visuals to create and support stories is a skill we should encourage and nurture in our students . It should be obvious by now that I consider storytelling an…

Backchanneling with Elementary School Students

Chatrooms have acquired a bad reputation. Children are being warned that entering a chatroom will get them kidnapped, abused and possibly killed. As with everything, if you use scare tactics…

Geography Awareness Week-Get Lost in Mapping: Find Your Place in the World

I am guest blogging on My Wonderful World Blog (National Geographic Education Foundation) in honor of Geography Awareness Week 2009 the week of November 15 – 21! This year’s theme…

Thoughts on Setting up a Student Created Wiki

Cross posted on TechLearning Advisor Blog Just as I was about to create a Math Wiki and work with all Middle School students, I ran across the following article by…