Category Archives: edutechie

Preschool and Elementary iPad apps

Here are some iPad apps that I pinned on Pinterest, that I have used successfully in a school setting with Elementary school students. I also have found the Kraken AMS case (pictured right) for the iPad 2 to be awesome.  … Continue reading

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Earth Day 09

Happy Earth Day!  This image was generated at Tag Galaxy, where I  entered the tag earthday and it grabbed images from Flickr.  Watch out because it is addictive.

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Jimmy Wales @Suffolk

Last month we had a nerd date and went to see wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales speak at Suffolk University.  The topic was Free Speech, Free Minds, Free Markets: Competition and Collaboration.  The Bostonist has a great recap of the evening.   Wales … Continue reading

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The Museum Effect

Make your dreams of having your art work exhibited in a museum come true with the Modern Art Museum Effect.

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Wordle

Generate a word cloud of your website or a document with Wordle. Here is what I got when I put my blog in:

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World Water Day

World Water Day is on March 22nd and the Tap Project  is a campaign that celebrates the clean and accessible tap water available as an every day privilege to millions, while helping UNICEF provide safe drinking water to children around … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a non-profit website where you can practice SSAT/SAT vocabulary words, and for every word you get right, rice is donated to the United Nations to help stop world hunger.  It is pretty addictive and all of the … Continue reading

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One Laptop per Child

The One Laptop per Child Project has a special Give 1 Get 1 Program starting November 12th for a limited time. Their mission is to provide a means for learning, self-expression and exploration to the nearly two billion children of … Continue reading

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Spell with Flickr

Here is a fun Flickr tool called Spell with Flickr that lets you type in a word or sentence and it spells it with photographs. If you don’t like the first letter it gives you click on the letter and … Continue reading

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Yahoo Teachers

I signed up for Yahoo Teachers back in July and am looking forward to the public release. It will be a free tool built by teachers that will allow teachers to easily share lesson plans. I watched the sneak peak … Continue reading

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