Category Archives: Information

Using Social Bookmarking in Schools and with your Students- Part Two

Part I of Using Social Bookmarking in Schools and with your Students attempted to point out the skills and  literacies involved and required when using social bookmarking tools to its…

Using Social Bookmarking in Schools and with Students- Part One

There is too much information available. No doubt… Everyone feels overwhelmed by this information overload. EVERYONE…One of my favorite images to visualize this feeling is the one of a fire…

Subscribing via RSS & Google Reader to Classroom Blogs

All of our classrooms at MJGDS have their own blog. Several grade levels are piloting individual student portfolios based on a blogging platform. How do you keep up with all…

Creative Commons: What Every Educator Needs to Know

Getting an entire school on board with a digital communication platform aka classroom blog is a PROCESS. A (baby) step by (baby) step process… As the interaction between teachers, school,…

Infographics- What? Why? How?

I am seeing more and more “InfoGraphics” springing up everywhere. They are catching my visual eye immediately. As a native German speaker, I love compound words and it comes naturally…