Category Archives: Information

The Logistics of Creating a Current News Events Google Map

Last week I posted a lesson with the Middle School social studies students, “News Events Assignments with a Twitst“. Students and their teacher have really taken to this assignment with…

Taking Notes- Summarizing Information- 2nd Grade Style

2nd Graders have moved on from their Maps and Globes unit to learning about communities. Their investigation started out with looking at a map of our planet Earth at night….

Digital Footprint- Your Online Data Trail

So, what is that digital footprint everyone keeps talking about? Wikipedia defines the term: Digital footprints are traces left by someone’s activity in a digital environment. There are two main…

News Events Assignment with a Twist

Over the years (from Elementary to High School) , I cannot tell you HOW many times each of my own daughters had to find news articles to bring in to…

Information Overload

As I was writing my last blog post about “The Need for Storytelling Skills“, the connection to the problem of Information Overload surfaced. Wikipedia attributed the term “Information Overload” to…