UPDATE: since publication, both tools have changed their name and also their Web addresses. MentorMob is now LessonPaths and can be found at http://www.lessonpaths.com. EdCanvas is now Blendspace and is found at http://www.blendspace.com. After completing my "Side-by-Side" post comparing online thematic content curation on MentorMob and EdCanvas, I ultimately chose to create student learning experiences … Continue reading Check out teaching activities created in MentorMob and EdCanvas
This week, my students in French 2 are continuing their study of food and nutrition. In order to further their study and take it beyond lists of foods to memorize, I wanted to use an article I tried with French 2 last year. The article, Ten Things You Need to Know About Hunger, 2013 comes from … Continue reading Side by Side: comparing EdCanvas and MentorMob for curating online content for students
Whether I'm preparing for an upcoming learning event with students or for professional learning and collaboration with colleagues, I always feel like I have too many online resources to keep them organized. I have an online bookmarking tool, and that has helped somewhat, but E-school newsrecently published a short article about MentorMob. Mentormob allows you … Continue reading New tool turns online resources into a “playlist”
My desk is covered in sticky notes. Correction: both my home desk and my work desk are covered in sticky notes. I also have sheets of papers with to-do lists, files for various projects, "stackers" holding things I am supposedly working on, etc., etc. A while ago a colleague mentioned an app called "stickynote" so … Continue reading What to do with all those sticky notes?