Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts of the Week

Good morning from New York City where I am visiting family and friends. I hope that those of you celebrating holidays this weekend have time with family and friends too.

Back home in Maine this week the weather warmed and lots of snow melted. Max, as you see to the left, is very happy about the melting snow as it has revealed toys that have been buried since November.

Here are this week's most popular posts on
1. 7 Tools for Building Review Games
2. Libraries and Librarians in the Internet Age
3. Send Your Students on a QR Code Treasure Hunt
4. Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials
5. Dozens of Alternatives to YouTube
6. A Handful of Ways to Publish Audio Recordings
7. 5 Resources for National Poetry Month

The Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp being held on July 13 &14. The Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp is a two day, hands-on learning experience for teachers. This year's event is being held in downtown Portland, Maine just a few blocks from the ocean, great dining, and iconic lighthouses. Register by April 16th to save $50 on registration.

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Versal is a great tool for building interactive online course components.
MidWest Teachers Institute offers online graduate courses for teachers.
PresentationTube provides a good way to use PowerPoint to create flipped lessons.
Discovery Education & Wilkes University offer online courses for earning Master's degrees in Instructional Media.
MasteryConnect provides a network for teachers to share and discover Common Core assessments.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County offers graduate programs for teachers.
Boise State University offers a 100% online program in educational technology.
EdTechTeacher is hosting host workshops in six cities in the U.S. in the summer.
SeeSaw is a great iPad app for creating digital portfolios.