Microsoft Sway I'm experimenting with Microsoft Sway, an application somewhat, a little, kinda, sorta like Powerpoint but much more interactive and more dynamic (in that it reformats content depending on the screen it is being displayed on). Users can search for, and embed content from a variety of other sources a little bit like Haiku […]
This little project helps students (and adults) get their heads wrapped around the vocabulary associated with blogging. Titles, banners, side bars, widgets, pages, posts, comments. Each is represented in paper form that concretely reflects how online blogs work.
What do you do with a bin full of fabric samples? Fabric collages, of course. Lovely pieces illustrating creative landscapes and abstract patterns. Right? Not this year. Because it is hockey season and we're nearing the Stanley Cup finals, we decided to adorn Canadian hockey icon Don Cherry with some new threads. We found this […]
This is the latest craze in our house. We are curating hundreds of awesome ideas but have yet to carry through on any more than three or four. Better to pick one good idea and carry through than to entertain a million and do none.
Here is a project I put together with my former teaching partner, Linda Benson. We were looking for a quick but engaging hands-on project that integrated many subject areas. It ties together Math (scale, proportion, surface area, integers), Science (light: law of reflection) HERE is the document we circulated to the class after creating the […]