Category Archives: Digital Education

ETS Math Games Challenge

For those interested in K-12 mathematics, here is something that might interest you. From: http://etsgameschallenge.com/?goback=%2Egde_2013888_member_133702414 ETS is looking for developers and educators to create a game that acts as a math assessment. We’re looking for innovative ideas that produce evidence … Continue reading

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My teaching website – lessons learned

Originally posted on elketeaches:
During my last 3-week practical experience I had the opportunity to teach a Year 12 Information Processing & Technology (IPT) class.  I was lucky to have a great mentor that allowed me almost full-control of teaching…

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Common Core Standards Information from Edutopia

This just in from Edutopia on Common Core Standards and Resources: July 11, 2012 Common Core Standards, Differentiated Instruction, and More Common Core Resource Roundup Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of dense information out there about the Common Core … Continue reading

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Resources for Professional Development for Teachers

Teachers: Rather than repeat what this blogger posted, I’ll let you click over to his post on Professional Development opportunities for the summer. Most are online, for your learning ease. Professional Learning Summer Edition | July/August 2012 MindShare Learning Report … Continue reading

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Arne Duncan Declares August as “Connected Educator Month”

This came across my desk on June 26, 2012, but ended up hiding in my “draft” posts. However, I want to share it with all educators, as the month-long event is still weeks away. August will be “Connected Educator Month,” … Continue reading

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Edutopia News | July 3, 2012

From Edutopia. To a teacher, even the 4th of July has teachable moments! Happy 4th to all my American readers! July 3, 2012 5 Teachable Moments for the 4th of July 1. Teach Democracy It’s a presidential election year, and … Continue reading

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Distance-Educator.com e-Newsletter – 7/2/12 « Virtual School Meanderings

Sharing abstracts on research on digital/virtual education from today’s  blog on Virtual School Meanderings.  Titles include: Between Purpose and Method: A Review of Educational Research on 3D Virtual Worlds Linking theory to practice in learning technology research The development of … Continue reading

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Discovered the Office of Educational Technology! Free publications, research databases, and more!

Short and sweet: Got “followed” on Twitter by someone following the Office of Ed.Tech, a site I didn’t know about.  I checked out some of the information available. As an example, Understanding the Implications of Online Learning for Educational Productivity is … Continue reading

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On Virtual Education

From Virtual School Meanderings, Michael Barbour’s latest post that includes a list of posts related to the latest posts and articles on online education. http://virtualschooling.wordpress.com/2012/06/30/digital-pulse-06292012/. One particular link immediately caught my eye. It relates to the growth of online education for … Continue reading

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NZC Online Newsletter June 2012

Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
And a third Kiwi item… You’re receiving this newsletter because you signed up at NZC Online. NZC Online Update – June 2012 Each month we bring you an email update with information, links, strategies,…

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