10 Tips for Teachers Using Evernote – Education Series « Evernote Blogcast

Evernote is a great application for educators. It’s usefulness can range from planning a course to delivering a lesson plan to capturing feedback after class. I experimented with using Evernote while I was teaching courses at San Jose State University. It proved to be an excellent classroom companion. Here are some ways to use Evernote…

10 Tips for Teachers Using Evernote – Education Series « Evernote Blogcast

Evernote is a great application for educators. It’s usefulness can range from planning a course to delivering a lesson plan to capturing feedback after class. I experimented with using Evernote while I was teaching courses at San Jose State University. It proved to be an excellent classroom companion. Here are some ways to use Evernote…

Research Finds Text-Messaging Improves Children’s Spelling Skills

Teens’ text-messaging habits are legion. They send thousands upon thousands of texts per month, and every once in a while, some unfortunate parents make the headlines when they get a bill in the mail for thousands upon thousands of dollars in texting charges. The increasing use of text-messaging by teens – and increasingly often, by…

Report Cards Are In: So Did the iPad in the Classroom Make the Grade? | Hack Education

Following the launch of the iPad last spring, many schools made headlines by announcing their plans to distribute the devices to teachers and students and to incorporate the iPad into coursework. Now that the fall term is over, several of those schools are reporting on what was, for many, the first full semester using iPads…

SSR That Warms My Heart (Spoiler: eReaders involved) #tsdr2j @ScottElias

SSR That Warms My Heart (Spoiler: eReaders involved) #tsdr2j Click to view large Download this gallery (ZIP, undefined KB) Download full size (641 KB) Several Kindles and a Nook. Some of our kids got some great holiday gifts! via random.scottjelias.net I am going to second this heart warming picture. More kids might read for pleasure…

The Innovative Educator: The Best Teacher Evaluation System I’ve Heard of!

Politicians and administrators struggle to find the best methods for the imprecise game of rating teacher effectiveness. Teachers and researchers know the truth. Garbage in = Garbage out. These teacher rating systems based on sub standard assessments, often without proper consideration of the number of ELL and special need students usually do nothing more than…