Showing posts from February, 2012

Great Educational Web Tools: Wordle & SimpleK12

I have been a collector of Web Tools & Web Resources for quite a while now, and have been meaning to create my own list of favorites. This is one of the tools that keeps coming back and teachers recommend it repeatedly to each other.  While I'm at it, I'd also like to give a mention to one of my favorite online tech resources.  For those unfamiliar, Wordle is a tool that can serve the following functions in a classroom:  Brainstorming Tool  Improve Classroom Participation in Students  Turn Words into Graphic Communication  Get Kids Thinking about Words  Increase and Improve Vocabulary Skills. The list could go on, but that's a start. I belong to the Teacher Learning Community , or SimpleK12 .  Last year I won a vacation in Big Sky, Montana as a result of entering one of their online contests.  SimpleK12 is one of the best collections of EdTech resources you will find on the Web. Their continual webinars are second to none, and their blog is very helpf

How to Clean Up iTunes

PCMag writer Jill Duffy wrote this helpful tutorial on how to clean up iTunes.  It took two parts to cover the majority of steps you need to whip your iTunes Library into shape, but it should help a lot of iTunes users.  Here is part 2 .  This article is quite thorough and I found it very useful.