SchwabLearning – a Great Resource

SchwabLearning.org provides a huge number of free articles about helping kids with learning difficulties, including several articles on using technology tools and strategies (some written by Lisa Wahl, my friend & former boss in California!). It’s called a parent’s guide, but many of the articles have helpful insights for teachers, …

Edison TILT Blog

Edison Elementary in Eugene, OR, is the recent recipient of a large tech grant. They’ve now started their own blog to share their ideas and progress as they learn to use wireless laptops, a smartboard and other state-of-the-art technology* for education. “Here you can find updates about the TILT Project. …

Google’s Literacy Project

“A resource for teachers, literacy organisations and anyone interested in reading and education, created in collaboration with LitCam, Google, and UNESCO’s Institute for Lifelong Learning.” The Literacy Project powered by performancing firefox

Easiest way I know to blog

I am just learning to blog, and am still getting my feet wet. However, I already know I really like using Performancing for Firefox to post blog entries to all my blogs. All I have to do is hold the control key down and click on a web page I …

Believe it or not, I won something…

On a whim, I entered Kensington’s contest on how people use their products.  I won a $100 gift certificate for their online store, with the following entry: “My students with disabilities have more independence and control with a Kensington trackball than with a mouse, and the programmable buttons streamline difficult …

BookBox Downloadable Flash Stories

Have you seen Book Box? http://www.bookbox.com I just came across this web site recently – have no idea if it will be helpful or not, but the downloadable Flash stories are digitally narrated with simple animation and streaming text across the bottom – you see whole phrases, and the letters …