Classroom 2.0 LIVE! - Saturday Shows

Join us on Saturday, October 4th, when our special guest will be Michael Fricano II. His topic will be: "Revolutionize the Research Process w/ Google Drive!" and he has some awesome tips and resources to share about using Google Drive to help students learn and implement the research process. Michael is a Technology Integration Specialist at Iolani School in Hawaii. He is a Qualified Google Educator, authorized Google Education Trainer, Co-Founder of Edcamp Honolulu, Co-Founder of #edchatHI and a Board Member of the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education (ISTE Affiliate)

Session Description: The research process can be dizzying and overwhelming for students. Mismanagement and disorganization can create havoc for student projects! With Google Drive’s built in Research Tool, the Add-Ons gallery, and its useful collaboration features, the research process can be simplified and revolutionized! In this session, participants will learn about these tools and features and will be given time to explore. Lesson ideas, projects, student samples, and a collection of free-to-use resources will also be showcased.

More information and session details are at If you're new to the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show you might want to spend a few minutes viewing the screencast on the homepage to learn how we use Blackboard Collaborate, and navigate the site. Each show begins at 12pm Eastern (GMT-5) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at All webinars are closed captioned. Unsure of the time in your time zone? Click on the "Time Zone Conversion" link on our home page.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site ( you'll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent ”September Featured Teacher” session with our special guest Kathy Cassidy. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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Using whiteboards to enhance student learning

Started by Jackie Grice in Reviews of Software Tools and Services. Last reply by Peggy George yesterday. 3 Replies

I know that a lot of classrooms have interactive whiteboards nowadays, but how do you enhance learning with them?  I know that people feel like they enhance learning, but I want wanted to know of any ideas that really do engage and use technology in…Continue

Pearltrees Makes Organizing Your Favorite Websites Simple and Orderly

Started by Karen Cameron in Introductions. Last reply by Colleen Young on Sunday. 2 Replies

What do you do when you come across a useful website and want to bookmark it? You probably hit control + b and add the page to your Internet browser’s bookmark tool. I used to do this, but after getting tired of never being able to find what I was…Continue


Started by Steve Hargadon in Introductions. Last reply by Hurdle on Saturday. 4476 Replies

Please introduce yourself, let us know a little bit about you, and where you are from.

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FAST FOOD - PE/Health Technology Infused Lesson Plan

Started by Ellen Cordeiro in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by Ben Stum on Friday. 2 Replies

Aloha!  Does anyone have a lesson plan using web 2.0 tool(s) theyʻve used with students addressing the calories/fat content found in Fast food restaurants theyʻre willing to share? Mahalo Nui!Continue

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Started by Felina Panas Espique in Introductions. Last reply by Felina Panas Espique on Friday. 3 Replies

INFORMATION: Bierwisch (1987) formulated three questions that must be and answered by psycholinguistics. These are: 1. What is knowledge of language?2. How is knowledge of language acquired?3. How is knowledge of language put to use?TASK: 1. Read…Continue


Started by Janet in First Time Posting on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hello Classroom 2.0. My name is Janet Candy I am a middle school Social Studies teacher in Maryland. I am really excited to join a social media for teachers to share ideas and strategies. I am searching for some activities to do with my SMARTboard…Continue

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