Category Archives: Tech Toys & Gadgets

Free from Microsoft

Microsoft offers 23 free teaching tools that you may find interesting. They include a photo stitching application, a tool to let multiple students interact via mouse with your PowerPoint presentation, a scaled-down version of Microsoft’s BASIC programming language and a … 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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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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Re-engage boys in learning

Another winner from the Ted talks.¬† Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning. 20-second version: Classrooms are designed for girls. Here are the barriers we put in boys’ way – 1, 2, 3 (see clip for details). Let’s find … Continue reading

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