If a picture tells a thousand words, five or six pictures tells five or six thousand words. Assembling five or six favorite pictures is a great way to get students thinking about telling and writing a personal story. Similarly, gathering fix or six pictures representative of an event can be a good way to get students thinking about the whole event. Your students can do this … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Two Great Ways to Create Storytelling Websites
Earlier this month Creative Commons released a new image search tool. When you use the new Creative Commons image search tool all of the images that you find will include all of the image attribution information that you need. The attribution information is formatted for digital and printed use. In the video embedded below you can learn how easy it is to use the new Creative … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Find Creative Commons Images
A few weeks ago I announced the dates for the 2017 Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps. Registrations have already started to come in for both the BYOD Camp and the Chromebook Camp. I've also fielded some questions about the July events. And over the last few years I've gathered a handful of other frequently asked questions. Those questions, including how to save $100 on … [Read more...] about FAQs About the Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps
This summer will mark the fifth year in a row that people have come to Maine to learn with me and from each other about best practices and best technology tools to use in their classrooms. This summer there will again be two opportunities to come to Maine to learn with me. The Practical Ed Tech Chromebook Camp will be held on July 20th and 21st. The Practical Ed Tech BYOD Camp … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp Flash Sale!
Since the end of last year I have been fielding questions every week about whether or not I would be hosting the Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps again this year. I'm happy to say that the answer is yes! This summer will be the 5th year in a row that I have hosted professional development workshops in Maine. This year will be the second year that I will be hosting two events. The … [Read more...] about Come to Maine for Professional Development This Summer