Focus On: Book Blogs | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

This article may be of interest to anyone who is interested in e-publication. Blogging on your favorite books may be an option for you. If you are a teacher, check some of the sites listed to see if your students found their book reports/reviews online. The blog lists several good book blogging sites. Read on!

Focus On: Book Blogs | The Daily Post at WordPress.com.

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16 Classroom Tools Teachers should Know about

Are you a teacher who is using (or plans to use) technology in the classroom? Included here is a list of tools and sites your should know about.

16 Classroom Tools Teachers should Know about.

The tools listed are Engrade, Collaborize Classroom, Signup Genius, Testmoz, Quiz Station, Classmarker, Ediscio, Study Stack, Socrative, Go Soap Box, ClassDoJo, Schoology, Twiducate, and School Binder. 

A big “Thank You” goes out to fellow blogger, Miss D at http://alanadelorme.wordpress.com/ for finding and sharing this blogger’s list for school technology!

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4 Professors Discuss Teaching Free Online Courses for Thousands of Students – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

These are just snapshots, or “sound bytes,” but they give a bit of an idea of the diversity of thought among professors teaching a variety of free online university courses (MOOCs–Massive Open Online Courses). Will similar courses be the precursors to free post-secondary for-credit classes? Might such classes result in (or at least lead to) free college education for anyone interested? Will professors be paid based on the popularity of their free online teaching–how well-attended, how well commercialized, etc.?

My questions always seem to start with the content, but then go quickly beyond the actual text and context…

4 Professors Discuss Teaching Free Online Courses for Thousands of Students – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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