Category: Product Reviews

Free (or cheap) Options for Classroom Response Systems

Before we get into this month’s topic, I want to give a brief follow up to my last article in September on Collaborative Classroom Projects.  I presented a session at the NAD Teachers Convention on this topic, and after talking with many who attended that session, felt that there was enough interest to initiate some […]

December 05 / 2012
Author Mel Wade
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Maps

When I was a child I loved maps.  I would pull out maps and spread them out on the floor and follow the lines, taking trips in my imagination.  As I began to drive, I always had the latest Rand McNally US road atlas in my car so I had the latest updates.  This made […]

June 11 / 2012
Author Mel Wade
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RenWeb and Moodle

Here’s some good news for those of you using RenWeb and wanting to use Moodle. Renweb now offers Moodle Hosting at an affordable price AND is integrated with RenWeb!  That means that if you add a student to a class in RenWeb they will be added in Moodle.  If you issue a grade in Moodle, […]

June 11 / 2012
Author Mel Wade
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Teacher’s Domain

Looking for some video resources to add to your lesson plans?  Or maybe you need to pick up some Professional Activity Credit (PAC) hours and want a different way to do it.  The Teacher’s Domain has it for you!  In the Teacher’s Domain can you easily browse or search by subject and grade level. In […]

Geospatial Revolution

Of all the changes in technology over the last couple decades, perhaps one of the most subtle but far reaching is in the area of mapping. When I was a young I loved maps!  I kept maps. I studies maps for fun.  I enjoyed finding the best route on a trip and navigating in difficult […]

March 13 / 2011

FETC 2011 Update 2

The two main days of FETC were filled with seminars, opportunities to visit with vendors, and collaboration with colleagues.  A number of other Adventist educators were at FETC from across the country.  It was great to visit with them, share experiences, ideas and plans. One of the Eye Opening Keynotes on Wednesday was given by […]

February 03 / 2011

FETC 2011 Update 1

The Florida Educational Technology Convention (FETC) started today. For those interested in technology in the classroom, FETC provides seminars that will benefit classroom teachers, technology specialists, IT directors, and administrators. The day stared out with three events that interested me. A pre-keynote technology shootout, the keynote address, and the opening of the exhibit hall.

February 02 / 2011
Author Mel Wade
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