Archives For General Education

Thought LeadershipI absolutely love using Prezi both for my coursework and with students in my classroom. I recieved an email today with a link to a Prezi titled: The Journey of the Modern Thought Leader. I almost deleted the email without reading the contents and I am so glad I took the time to view this Prezi presentation. Continue Reading…

Innovation in the Classroom

I found this video on Youtube this morning and thought I would share. It is a great illustration of how technology has evolved in education over the years. I like to bookmark videos like these to show preservice teachers & high school students the advances in technology over the years. Continue Reading…

Share My Lesson

Share My Lesson is a website created by the American Federation of Teachers and TES connect. A┬ácollaborative venture between two organizations that strive to help teachers have everything needed to reach each child in their class. Continue Reading…

I despise standardized testing in our country, and I honestly think that our educational system can hinder critical thinking skills with so much attention put on state test prep. I ran across an article and infographic I really thought illustrated how we as teachers could foster 21st century critical thinking skills. Continue Reading…

I was flipping through Pinterest and saw this graphic. Thought I would share.

always learning

Source: Work Is Not A Job

minddrive

We have seen students build electric cars before, and although those projects are accomplishments, this new electric car surpasses all others. In Kansas City, MO, students have created an electric car that runs on Social Media. Yes, that’s right…. a car that runs on Tweets, Instagram shares, and Facebooklikes and shares. Continue Reading…

history of education infographic

I really like Infographics. Especially ones that describe technology or history. Well this one is a history one. It is a very creative graphic that describes the history and the future of education.

Pay close attention to the information presented in “Where Education will be in 20 Years”. I totally agree with this but I know some will disagree or be a bit offended in how teachers’ roles will be seen as in the future. I just wish we could see where in this timeline Universities will begin preparing pre-service teachers to teach in online settings.

View the full Infographic here.