Visit The Morgan Library Online to See the Notes & Sketches of Famous Authors and Artists

The Morgan Library & Museum’s online offerings include more than 30 collections of sketches, notes, and photographs from famous authors and artists. One of my favorite collections offered online by The Morgan Library & Museum is Mark Twain: A Skeptic’s …

A Daily Dose of Habitudes

As I wrote last May, Classroom Habitudes, published in 2008, is more popular now than ever, with book studies popping up every week and entire districts and even states full of teachers reading the book.

To celebrate, we’ll be announcing …

Use Aurasma to Create Augmented Reality Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Activities

Aurasma… is a free app for iPads, iPhones, and most Android devices. Using Aurasma you can create augmented reality layers, Aurasma calls them “auras,” that pop-up when you scan objects with your phone or tablet.

This afternoon at the BETT

Liberating the Genius of 6,000 Students in a Single Day, at Hutto ISD

Just six months ago, we conducted our first Choose2Matter event, with a class of 350 sophomores at Dowingtown STEM Academy. The results were brilliant.

In September, we conducted another event with 200 8th graders at Bettendorf Middle School, and those …

The joy of teaching: you never run out of kids

I procrastinated turning in my daughter’s senior tribute ad for the annual. I think that I somehow felt like that if I didn’t turn in the ad that somehow my daughter really wasn’t graduating. That it really wasn’t happening. She …

Three Good Tools for Building Flipped Lessons That Include Assessment Tools

In the right setting… the flipped classroom model can work well for some teachers and students. I recently received an email from a reader who was looking for a recommendation for a tool would enable her to add an assessment

WWF Wildfinder – See the Ranges of 26,000+ Animals

One of my favorite free iPad apps of 2013 is the World Wildlife Fund’s Together app…. That app features interactive stories about endangered species around the world. The stories show you where the animals live and the threats facing

How to Create Simple Comic Strips With Storyboard That

Storyboard That… is a service that you and your students can use to create simple comic strips. I’ve reviewed it in the past and today I would like to share a demonstration of how to use it. The video below

18 Epic Productivity Apps

Apps should make you more productive. Not make you feel guilty. Not distract you. They should help you do more than you would have done if you didn’t have it. I’ve picked my most epic productivity apps and given you …

Seven Essentials of Good Infographic Design

Last week I posted a review of Randy Krum’s Cool Infographics then followed-up by posting Five Good Online Tools for Creating Infographics. Consider this a second follow-up to my Cool Infographics book review. In his book… Randy Krum goes