Cool, cutting edge technology tips for productivity and effective collaboration from this high school technology teacher and blogger included in Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat, and Don Tapscott's book, Grown up Digital. Inspiration, motivation, learning.
Fifth grade Westwood Schools students ride along with Jaishri Vashisht as she answers their questions through the camera of traveling teacher Vicki Davis. Thank you to "Mrs. Jaishri" as the kids called her for answering our questions with her insight and perspective. You'll learn a lot about India through this video. Mrs. Jaishri's contact information is below: Jaishri Vashisht Joyful Journeys Pvt. Lts. email@example.com www.touringindia.org Phone 26183779, 66302812 New Delhi (she covers t...
Ninth grade students at Westwood Schools set out to evaluate the best social sites for kids 12 and under and present their recommendations and sometimes shocking findings in a presentation recorded as part of the K12 Online Conference 2009 and Digiteen: A Flat Classroom Project. http://supersocialsafety.blogspot.com http://www.twitter.com/socialsafety http://www.digiteen.org
Two teachers from opposite sides of the world play with Microsoft Surface at NECC 2009 and Vicki Davis, Cool Cat Teacher, video blogs her thoughts about it.
This week's video cast is about the Flint River Immersion project which is an immersive project that we are kicking off at our school. Immersive projects are coming into practice in many schools that implement Project Based Learning. The students will actually be out of the classroom for a week in grades 9-12. They will be studying the Flint River. More detail can be seen at the Flint River Ning.
The Cool Cat Teacher shares her video tips for cool little tricks that you may not know are there. This week, it is the GTD (Getting things done) Firefox plug in for Gmail. It is downloadable at http://www.gtdgmail.com/.