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What Was Virtual Reality?

If you visited a tech blog in the past two years, you will have undoubtedly noticed: no topic has been generating more buzz than non-real-reality (virtual, mixed, augmented—pick your flavor). 240 more words

Nonfiction

Link Party: 4/11-4/15

I had a great week, and I hope you did too. Here’s what I read:

1. This is a fascinating read on Minecraft and the kids that play it. 45 more words

Writing

The Backchannel

Today I had a second grade class in the lab. They were typing up their paragraphs about their Wax Museum subjects in a shared Google Slideshow. 269 more words

Blog

Great Site for Tech Resources

If you haven’t been to Richard Byrne‘s site, Free Technology for Teachers, go check it out right away! He’s got a wide variety of tips, tricks, apps, ideas, etc. 34 more words

Teaching Strategies

February 3rd - Today's Meet

On February 1st I wrote about Padlet and how you can engage your students on the computer digitally as well as in the class, perhaps at the same time.   380 more words

Extensions

Lyft vs. Taxi Thunderdome - The Medium Online Debate

Since Driver 8 and I had so much fun discussing the pros and cons of driving Lyft and taxis at the Next:Economy conference last month, we went to Medium’s offices and did a live debate on their  10 more words

San Francisco

Letting Go (and Getting Students to Do the Talking)

Although this is my 15th year of teaching, I have always struggled with discussions. It’s not that my students and I don’t have engaging or thought-provoking discussions. 3,272 more words

Tricia Ebarvia