Vi Hart

I love her videos! This one begins almost as poetry. And here’s a novel view of math from that usually presented. I wonder how something like this would do with, say, 8th graders?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-7tcTIrersVi Hart logarithms

Blendspace

Here’s my quick-and-dirty attempt at a blendspace site. I think it might be a good parking spot for online resources.

http://blnds.co/1eHQXx1
Class code: dyyv

Project Citizen

Here’s a really neat game just begging to find its way into a classroom. Citizen Science, from Games Learning Society, takes the player through environmental issues, simple simulated science experiments, and most interestingly, through the process of building an argument that relies on the evidence the character collects. 

Trends in Education

Interesting article from Mindshift:

Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/10/five-research-driven-education-trends-at-work-in-classrooms/