Monthly Archives: August 2011

Special Ed

Shelly Wier, Arkansas State Consultant for School-Based Speech-Language Pathology Services, has lots of links to information relevant to special education. See her favorite websites, relevant reading, and the site archives.

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Critiques of Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a site with screencasts (video clips) about a wide variety of topics (many math-related). Two of the teachers mentioned in my last post have critiques of the role of screencasting in the classroom. Mr. Ro’s “Do Screencasts … Continue reading

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The $2 Whiteboard

Frank Noschese has a site named¬†Action-Reaction / Reflections on the dynamics of teaching. He has an interesting post comparing The $2 Interactive Whiteboard to the $2000 Interactive Whiteboard – and why the former can sometimes be more effective than the … Continue reading

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Google Tricks for Teachers

Teachub has an interesting post titled 100+ Google Tricks for Teachers – I expect you’ll find a number of useful tips here.

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Bytesize Science

The American Chemical Society has a series of short videos (mostly 2-10 minutes) titled Bytesize Scienceon a variety of topics that might appeal to students – the most recent as I post this are The Chemistry of Cotton Candy and … Continue reading

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Improving Literacy in Grades 3-6

From a 2005 conference in Toronto, here’s a link to a PDF titled Practical Strategies for Improving Student Achievement in Literacy in Grades 3-6: Avoiding the Fourth Grade Slump – author Miriam P. Trehearne, Literacy Consultant.

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42 Digital Resources

Stephanie Buck has a post titled “Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents” that has lots of links to interesting web pages related to education and technology.

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