How To

How Do I Annotate Images

Sharing ideas by sharing screenshots  and images is helpful, especially if the screenshot is annotated. It adds clarity and focus to the image and the ideas. Annotating images can be a formative or even summative assessment of student knowledge as…

Let’s Talk Blog Images

Images, Copyright, and Fair Use Images bring your blog post to life– it adds information and interest. But we can’t just reach up into the clouds and grab a colorful image. The images we choose and use must be those…

Cater Truth Literacy

I’ve been enjoying the course offered by KQED, “Finding and Evaluating Information. The course authors have added a wealth of information and links for helping all of us, adults and students, better evaluate the information around us in physical and…

Blogging With Students

Classroom Blogging A few teachers have wondered about starting class blogs and student blogs. Blogging is writing — it’s thinking and communicating ideas; it can be a place to share daily or used as a portfolio or both. It meets…

CLmooc Animation

Connected Learning Making Open Online Collaboration [CLmooc] provides options for all participants [you’re invited] to learn and play together around the concepts of connection, communication, and collaboration, whether online or with technology or through the mail, as in postcards. To…

CLmooc Let’s Doodle?

Discovering Doodlers! Where? Go to The Google Plus Community orTake to twitter and search for #clmooc  or #clmooc #doodle or #clmooc #twitcastrophe or #clmoocdoodle There you will find doodlers of all kinds, from novice to expert, from learners to teachers, all adding to…

#DigiLit Sunday Assessing Blogs

How do you assess blogs? What is your purpose? That is the question. DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, September…

#clmooc iTune Family Fun

Want creative and critical thinkers? Use the power of the internet to learn vocabulary, metaphor, analogy, bias, etc. “iTune” Family Fun This can be adapted to classrooms, don’t you think? Goal: Get to know each other better, and learn to…

#clmooc How To Be Me Guide

  Brainstorm Creating a How To Guide seemed daunting, but Chris Butts’s guide mentioned the word recipe, so that become my organizational structure. Since this will be public and sharable, I thought I’d create a more generic image of my…