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Bloomin’ Web Tools

By | November 10, 2008

Bloom’s Taxonomy. It’s one of those things we know we should think about when planning lessons and activities, but matching it with the right tools and activities can be tough.  In this post, I thought I’d share with you one favorite tool that matches with each level of Bloom’s taxonomy. Remember Memorizing isn’t a bad […]

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Thursday Thought – Love, Love, Love

By | February 15, 2008

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In honor of the day, I thought I’d share some of the things I love on the Internet…especially the two sites that I can’t live without.Thought #1 – Customizing the web with iGoogleiGoogle ( is a customizable homepage for your web browser.  In addition to adding links to your most commonly used web pages, […]

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Thursday Thoughts – What are you reading?

By | November 29, 2007

This week, I thought I’d share a couple of tools to assist as you integrate reading into the curriculum (and to help you get started on your own reading list!) Thought #1 – Reading and Readability When working with reading material for students, it’s often tough to decide if the material is a match for […]

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Graphing Google and Amazon

By | May 31, 2007

It’s challenging to teach students how to evaluate web sites. Touchgraph ( is a great tool to help them understand how connections between sites can help determine the intent of the site’s author. Touchgraph works with Google’s Related Site feature to show connections between sites. Entering a search term into Touchgraph’s Google Browser creates a […]

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Virtual Field Trips with Wayki

By | May 24, 2007

It seems like Google Earth mashups are everywhere, but just in case you need one more, here’s my latest find. Wayki ( is a site that allows you to add markers and photos to a map without a lot of effort. Wayki would be a great tool to use to create virtual field trips or […]

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