"I apologize if someone else has already covered this topic, but I have read of a teacher using a class set of Nintendo DSs as stations in rotating station labs. The DS is loaded with an age/concept appropriate task and the kids use it as a motivator…"
Hi David! Hope you're enjoying the winter break. I was wondering if you, your colleagues, or students would be interested in a Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. We'd really like to get Texas students involved. (TX is really underrepresented amongst the users who have signed up!) Please let me know. Thank you!
With your work in Education Technology in your district. I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based and have a bunch of features with free basic service.
I am interested in what you all are doing to prepare kids for the 21st century job market. I am in a study group at school that is trying to define all the skills the students need. Needless to say, it is a daunting project.