Given the infinite buffet table of tools and technology to try out in the classroom, how do you decide what's worth your and your students' time? Without some kind of criteria guiding our selection, we'll spend years building up a dusty closet of tools that looked good, promised a lot, and didn't deliver. With that in mind, Dan Meyer describes "perplexity," one of the scarcest resources in the classroom, and how to pick tools and technology to maximize it.
Sometimes you just have to make fun of how technology has changed our culture and our speech.
I have attended MANY keynote addresses, and sadly few are memorable. When this keynote address ended, I wanted the speaker to keep speaking. I wish more teachers would thinking about what learning really is, like Dr. Musallam has done here!
Life After Death by Powerpoint
This is a hilarious summary of the most common pitfalls of Powerpoint that is cleverly and humorously presented.
Dr. Stella Erbes
Dr. Stella Erbes is a teacher at heart. Her passion to teach and help others has led her to compose this site full of resources. Dr. Erbes is a university professor and teaches education courses which help prepare future teachers. She hopes that the lessons prepared here will lead her readers to exceptional food, unforgettable travel, and better living.
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