Saturday, March 31, 2007
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Citation Styles for
"The essay on man and other poems"
Does anyone even use Turabian anymore? All formats of materials seem to have the citation feature. It's worth noting when showing students.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
With input from Will Richardson, this blog software makes it easy to register students and does not require email addresses. It's called 21 Classes, and has already been reviewed by Steve Dembo on his blog Teach42.
Steve writes, "I do have to admit that this is probably the most well developed blog engine for educators." You may want start reading Teach42 which is a very active blog done by a fellow NICE member who has willingly shared his expertise.
Dembo commented that he is a New Trier Grad, class of '92.
More RSS Resources worth mentioning:
The RSS Compendium Resources List --listings of RSS directories, feeds, aggregators
RSSFeeds.com --finding feeds
RSS Feed Factory from the BBC --good explanation of RSS
The Weather via RSS --plug in your zipcode and post this feed on your webpage
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Let me know what you think.
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Friday, March 02, 2007
There were a number of sessions on podcasting at the IL-TCE conference:
"We Want to Teach the World to Podcast" (
"iPower! Becoming a Digital Educator or, 'iPods Are Not Just for Music!?' " Charlene Chausis Website; "Got Pod?"
If you want to learning more about podcasting with students, come to the next NICE meeting.
Ann Penstone will present at Maple School in Northbrook, on March 14, 2007. March 14, 2007 (Wednesday) - Podcasting, Maple School, 2370 Shermer Road, Northbrook; registration, and light dinner ($5) at 4:30 P.M.; meeting at 5:00 P.M.
It's not too late to come up with a proposal for a Mini-grant integrating technology with something you want to do with a classroom teachers.