Friday, July 24, 2015

Should Math Be Taught In Schools?

How is it that this video has been around for 4 years and I am only now seeing it? Clearly...the world is a big place and I am so, so tiny.

Thank you to LaRene for sharing this with me!

Full confession: It took me just a little too long to realize it was satire.

How to Bring Playfulness to High School Students

It’s easy to focus on academics and college transcripts when children become tweens and teens, but retaining the agency and creativity inherent in play is crucial for them, too.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

How to Create an Online Whiteboard Space

Sketchlot is a free collaborative whiteboard service that works on any device that will work on a Chromebook, iPad, Android tablet, or any computer connected to the web. Sketchlot is designed for teacher and student use.

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Teacher HW

Please take a picture of a square and Tweet it to #DuaneHW2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

How Writing Down Specific Goals Can Empower Struggling Students

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream? Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.

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A blog about the New York Yankeese

NOTE: This page is a fake page I made while creating this tutorial video on how to embed a Twitter feed into a Blogger post.

Here is where I'd write stuff about the Yankees.



Here is where I want the feed to go...

Embedding Twitter Feed into Blogger Post

Here is how you can embed a Twitter hashtag feed into a blog post on Blogger post.

Step 1: Create a Twitter Widget and copy the code. In this example, I've saved a search for #Foodiechats.

Step 2: Create new Blogger Post

Step 3: Switch to HTML
Step 4: Paste in Twitter Widget code (from Step 1) while in HTML Mode.
<a class="twitter-timeline" href="" data-widget-id="619636680459300864">#Foodiechats Tweets</a> <script>!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+"://";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");</script>

Step 5: Switch back to Compose Mode and continue editing post.

Here is what it will look like...