getting started

It’s funny how many times this question has come up in my career. When I first started teaching, I knew nothing about my students, their worlds, their learning styles. I was pretty much the exact opposite of my urban, mostly Hispanic, low socioeconomic, English-learning, at-risk students of North Dallas High School. How would I, someone who attended private school and college, teach students who...
There are many weblogs now that are designed to be easy to set up, customize and get started. Blogs like Wordpress, Tumblr, Blogger and Posterous allow you to set up personal blogs or more open formats that others can contribute to. Most also connect to other forms of social media like Facebook and Twitter for further sharing and expansion of audience. Check out the related links for places to...
With so many programs and tools, the possibilities for using technology in the classroom seem endless. How do you choose which to use? How do you know where to start?