Timelapse of Autumn – A Video Project Idea

A few times this week while walking my dogs I have noticed more and more leaves starting to change colors on some of the trees. As I thought about that this morning I had an idea for a timelapse video

Free Webinar Next Monday – Comics In the Classroom

Next Monday night at 7pm Eastern Time I will be hosting a free webinar on using comics in the classroom. The webinar is sponsored by Storyboard That…. StoryBoardThat provides a good way to create comics without having to draw.

How to Customize Your Characters in Storyboard That Comics

Disclosure: Storyboard That is a long-term advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers.

A couple of weeks ago I shared the news that Storyboard That… now offers fully posable characters. You can use these characters to customize the positioning of

Creative Fire – A Next Vista for Learning Video Contest

Next Vista for Learning… is a video sharing site unlike any other. Videos hosted on Next Vista are created by teachers and students for the purpose of sharing good news and good lessons with other teachers and students. Throughout the

ReadWorks Adds Vocabulary Lists to Accompany Common Core-aligned Reading Passages

ReadWorks… is a free service that has cataloged hundreds of lesson plans and nearly two thousand reading non-fiction and fiction passages aligned to Common Core standards. Vocabulary lists and lessons are the latest addition to ReadWorks. Now when you select

Explore Iceland in Google Street View

Getting ready for skiing at midnight

in Iceland. Iceland is of my favorite places in the world for vacation. I’ve been there twice (from where I live it’s easier and cheaper to get to Iceland than it is to go to

Human Footprint Interactives from National Geographic

National Geographic offers a couple of neat interactive charts that illustrate the environmental impact of individual choices. The Personal Energy Meter… is a tool for evaluating your personal carbon footprint. The meter asks for your location then asks a series

Archive Pinterest Boards with Evernote Web Clipper

At Anastasis Academy, we don’t have boxed curriculum. This can be both incredibly freeing, and terrifying. If you don’t have curriculum that tells you what to do, what do you DO?! We engage students in inquiry. Inquiry gives students …

Get Organized for Back-to-School with Trello

This is a guest post from Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on this blog….

With Back-to-School ads starting to crop up all over the place, and summer hitting its blissful stride, that can only mean one thing:

Climate Kids – Online and Hands-on Activities for Learning About Climate Change

Climate Kids is NASA’s climate change website for kids. On Climate Kids you will find a nice selection of online games and hands-on activities for students. Some of the topics that the Climate Kids online games… address include recycling, renewable