A new educational tool that is rockin' my world is 'smart video'. Apps such as TouchCast Studios are revolutionizing how video's are made and what can be included in videos to make them interactive with the viewer, they are calling it smart video. Educators can use TouchCast Studios and similar apps to create smart videos … Continue reading Smart Video = Smart Kids
I finally believe I've found my calling; something that incorporates my love for technology, shares the wealth of pedagogy I've developed as a teacher, and provides me creative flexibility. This is of course, instructional design and after building and designing a unit on world geography foundations, I have become very comfortable in designing online courses. … Continue reading Instructional Design
Course websites are a tool that can help students achieve more, see how in this video.
When I started teaching I was lucky enough to have a great mentor who showed me the value of having a classroom website. Now I couldn't imagine having a classroom without it. I have two classroom websites to my name now, one for 8th grade US History and one for 9th grade World Geography, both are … Continue reading Why Every Teacher Should Have a Classroom Website and How To Use It