Delicious shutting down?

I woke up this morning to be inundated with Tweets and emails about Diigo.com, which is a social bookmarking service much like Delicious.com.  At this time I had no idea that Delicious was being shutdown but within about an hour of my day being underway, more Tweets and emails came in to give clue to that fact.…

10 things teachers should unlearn… « What Ed Said

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDezrybpuO8] 10 things I think teachers should unlearn… 1. Teachers know all the answers. 2. Teachers have to be in control of the class. 3. Teachers are responsible for the learning. 4.  Students are obliged to respect teachers. 5.  Learning can be measured by a letter or a number. 6.  Teachers should plan activities and…

The Complete Guide to Facebook for Educators #edtech

Quotes: Google Reader (28) Here is some of what you’ll find in his post:100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom50 Useful Facebook Tips for Teachers8 Real Ways Facebook Enriched Ms. Schoening’s First Grade ClassUsing Facebook to Connect With Students & ParentsFacebook Apps for eLearningTeacher’s Guide to Using Facebook (Read Fullscreen)Facebook Top 20…

Four Reasons Innovative Educators Should Boycott Standardized Tests

Four Reasons to Boycott Standardized Tests: Inaccurate conclusions of the effectiveness of innovative educators.In New York City they want to release teacher performance results which are based in large part on the outdated standardized tests their students are required to take. Passionate, innovative educators who are using 21st century technologies with their students will be…

The Innovative Educator: When students own the learning

Quotes: The Innovative Educator: When students own the learning Looking around my lab, here is what I saw being created: Bitstrip comics starring themselves as scientists explaining the diversity of crustaceans. Students researching sources using advanced search features for trust-worthy and relevant information Online jeopardy game creations Using Scratch to create interactive stories PowerPoint and…