Exploring Micro Fiction and Visual Stories

Here we are, another NaNoWriMo and I still have not penned the next great American Novel. Every year I think, “This is my year! I will write that book that has been bouncing around in my brain! I’ve got this!” Then December comes around and I realized that I did not have it and the … Read more

Unleash Students’ Inner Writer with Storybird

I don’t know about you but for me, writing is hard. Nothing is more stressful than staring at that blank page waiting for the words in my head to organize themselves enough for me to write them down. I bet you have a few students who feel the same way. Storybird is a beautiful website … Read more

Book Creator for Google Chrome

Book Creator has been around for a very long time. I almost didn’t write about it because for many teachers it is not new. However, it is one of those tools you need to rediscover now and then. Overview With Book Creator, you can create interactive books using your iPad or your Chrome device. For … Read more

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 13 Sketchboard

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 13: Sketchboard I have fallen in love with Sketchnotes. Let me rephrase that. I have fallen in love with the idea of Sketchnotes. I have never created one myself but I love how others have taken ideas, concepts, and processes and turned them into drawings that use interesting visuals to convey the information. If … Read more

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 9 Text 2 Mind Map

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 9: Text 2 Mind Map Even though I am not the best planner when it comes to writing (I am more of a pantser) I do love a great graphic organizer. When I was planning my dissertation research, I used the program¬†Inspiration¬†to organize the theories and ideas that would become my theoretical framework and … Read more