Video Feature: Henry Timms on Boaty McBoatface & Crowdsourcing

Video Feature: Henry Timms on Boaty McBoatface & Crowdsourcing

What brands can learn from the failure of Boaty McBoatface | Henry Timms In my research into methods of crowdsourcing, successful crowdsourcing, and how to build crowdsourcing campaigns I came across a video from Henry Timms. This video discussed what others can learn from the British Natural Environment Research Council’s failed crowdsourcing campaign to name their new arctic explorer vessel […]

Web Tool Feature: LessonPaths

Web Tool Feature: LessonPaths

LessonPaths describes itself as using “The Problem & The Solution”: The Problem Online learning has made it easier than ever to become an expert at what you love.But tracking down free, accurate resources that make learning feel like carving a double black diamond can be a real pain. Even with the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to get bogged […]

Week 2 Reflection: Growing my PLN!

Week 2 Reflection: Growing my PLN!

I’ve always felt that I a decent effort at continuing my education both professionally and personally; however, this week has highlighted an area I have neglected. I have not made much of an effort to increase my professional learning network outside of my work environment. A one of our main topics this week I decided to make that my focus […]

Web Tool Feature: GeoGebra

Web Tool Feature: GeoGebra

GeoGebra Description GeoGebra is a free mathematics software. It is an amazing tool for allowing teachers and students to create, share, and learn from dynamic mathematics software and materials. It offers the ability for users to create their own resources which or uses resources created by GeoGebra or other users. GeoGebra describes itself as: GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for […]

Web Tool Feature: Open Explorer

Web Tool Feature: Open Explorer

Open Explorer Description Open Explorer is a free digital field journal through National Geographic. It is an amazing tool for allowing students to explore the world, and see different content areas in a real-world setting. It also offers the ability for users to create their own expeditions to tell their story. This would be a great project for schools, classes, […]

Web Tool Feature: Write The World

Web Tool Feature: Write The World

Write the World Mission: Write the World is dedicated to improving the writing of high school students through a global online community and guided interactive process. Young writers are empowered to develop their voices, refine their editing skills, and publish on an international platform. Write the World helps students develop the writing strategies and communication tools essential for success in […]