Thursday, December 31, 2009

Roswell's Girl Tops Techno Video

Posted on/at 7:26 PM by Sheryl McCoy

Martha Thornburgh's excellent Animoto video based on her pictures from the 365 Photo Challenge is inspiring. This would make a fantastic project for anyone, but I think teachers could use these ideas to enhance effective learning.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Snap.com Preview Pioneers

Posted on/at 3:58 PM by Sheryl McCoy

Rocketry Planet gets it. The whole purpose of preview software or web applicants is to help readers move around your blog or website more effectively. Snap.com preview web application does that.
It's not just seeing the website before you click on the link, even though that is a very powerful tool. Snap.com can also help save time by just opening a tiny preview screen that is still readable, saving memory usage as well.
Rocketry Planet makes The SPA 100: Snap.com's select site list
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Friday, January 12, 2007

ImageWORLD WIDE WEB — In an widely-distributed email announcement, Snap.com today announced The SPA 100: A Selection Of 100 Sites Using Snap Preview Anywhere.  Of the 100 sites Snap.com listed as their picks to honor a few of the most interesting Snap Preview Anywhere sites, Snap.com included 10 sites in the announcement.  Rocketry Planet had the privilege of being listed fifth.

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Kidswirl - Kids Social Network!

Posted on/at 3:16 AM by Sheryl McCoy

Kidswirl - Kids Social Network! Check out this network for children. It's been recommended by my professional learning network.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Google Docs to Combo Notes

Posted on/at 11:53 AM by Sheryl McCoy

Note-taking is one of the easiest, yet most successful instructional strategies that a teacher can use in their reportoire, yet many do not take advantage of the full measure of learning that can occur when using note-taking in the classroom. Also, there are now a multitude of ways to integrate note-taking with web applications such as Google Docs.

The most straight forward method of integrating note-taking to online practice is to make a Google Doc using your Note-taking template. The note-taking template provided here is for Combination Notes. This format was used to start the conversation about the variety of note-taking choices and can be used to guide through the process of selecting your favorite to integrate with Google Docs.

The notes provided in this template are:
  • Research and Theory on Note Taking
  • Classroom Practice


Friday, February 6, 2009

Genera Technologica

Posted on/at 10:24 AM by Sheryl McCoy

Genera Technologica represents a wide SMET speciation of science, math, engineering and technology. Discover trends and issues within the genera.