How could Google Apps help you to be more efficient as an educator?
Many normal activities that teachers perform everyday can be accomplished through the use of Google Apps in a much more efficient manner. For example, to using Forms to collect data or give students a quiz saves quite a bit of time over the traditional manual paper methods. All documents can be created using Docs and…
I heard about top universities, like Yale and Harvard, offering their courses for free online to the public to take at their leisure a few years ago. While I thought that was a cool thing to do and a great idea, I hadn’t had the chance to research this or try out one of these courses.
I had initial feelings that these courses would be watered down versions of the original or that the actual offerings…Continue
After completing research on virtual reality and simulation use in education, I stop to ponder the question “Do virtual worlds offer more advantages over more traditional learning environments?” The answer is, sort of.
In many classroom situations, the use of virtual reality and simulations can easily be the best way to help your students to grasp the difficult concepts that they will encounter. For example, many science experiments…Continue
Added by Richard Cole on February 8, 2014 at 10:55pm — No Comments
While I am a pretty technologically savvy teacher and have used many tools with my students in class to help them learn, there still are so many great options to learn about. This week I immersed myself into the arena of social networking and how to implement it effectively in the classroom. I was pleasantly surprised to find so many great reasons to consider adding these options to my teaching arsenal.
What have I…Continue
By Richard Cole
How will your knowledge about Bloom's taxonomy and Marzano's research affect your lesson planning?
While I learned about Bloom’s taxonomy under its original state, the main idea has remained the same until the addition of new verbs to help implement instructional…Continue
By Richard Cole
Bloom's Revised Taxonomy vs. Digital Bloom's Taxonomy
Added by Richard Cole on January 18, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments