Megan O’Neill, a teacher at Fairhope High School, has been selected as one of 24 U.S. educators that have traveled to the Galapagos through the Toyota International Teacher Program. Now in its 12th year, the program has sent more than 600 U.S. educators to Costa Rica, Galapagos and Japan, completing a two-week study tour to a [...]
Wikis are great tools for classroom projects that involve collaboration and presenting information. A wiki is basically a website that anyone can edit (see Wikipedia). If you’re studying the US Presidents, your class could build a wiki where each president has his own page. Since each student can edit the wiki, they [...]
Ever read technology articles and get lost in all the jargon that gets thrown around? The folks over at Techlearning.com have created a “pocket” dictionary for Web 2.0. It has some great terms that should help you better understand some of the technology vocabulary that gets thrown around from time to time.
Check it out at [...]
Here’s an article that describes different ways to use blogs:
As administration tools
As discussion tools
As publication tools
Blogging techniques for the K12 classroom
Have you seen the BCBE classroom blogging site? Let me know if you want to start a blog for your classroom.
Want to know about teaching with wikis? Find it all in this Wiki Walk-through. This is a good introduction to wikis and shows examples of wikis for various grade levels and subject areas.
IT Services provides BCBE teachers with free wikis (and many other free online tools). We also have a class on wikis, blogging [...]
We’ve offered a class on Web 2.0 for educators and discussed several Web 2.0 technologies in our recent STC and STM meetings. This PDF contains over 100 ideas for Web 2.0 for educators.
What is Web 2.0? It’s also been referred to as the Read/Write web. Instead of students using the internet to get information, with Web [...]
A blog is now available for BCBE STC’s to use to share ideas and get help.
Visit the STC Blog