8 Conditions of Learning for Youth

8 Powerful Conditions of Learning By Teachers With Apps · November 11, 2013 · Blog, Educational Reform · 1 Comment 8 Powerful Conditions of Learning: Ned’s GR8 8 – If you’re a teenage speaker brought in to address a crowd of teachers on the subject of how you and your peers learn best . . .…

My Story Editor is a Beautiful Chrome App

This post is from Chrome Story. Here is a beautiful Chrome app from François Beaufort that you must try. My Story Editor is a simple Chrome Packaged App that lets you create a story within seconds. It can be anything: a “Choose Your Own Adventure Book”, a modern Photobook, or even a simple message to…

Word Clouds on the iPad

I love word clouds. It is the best way to deconstruct a piece of text with students. It lets you start that conversation about language, text types, literacy and the power of the written word. It is also a great way to do a text analysis. Marco Torres talks about using them to compare two…

Moon Phases, Tides, and Oreo Cookies

In a recent post by Ryann Warlick I saw a nice infographic that features Oreo cookies being used to explain the phases of the moon. That infographic (embedded below) prompted me to do a quick search for some related videos. I found a couple of good ones on YouTube and one on Next Vista for Learning. Those videos are…