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Posts By: Robert McCaffrey
This seemed timely given our discussions about reading and attention spans this week. It’s an article and an infographic giving suggestions on what we can do to improve quality reading in young people. A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation – Edudemic.
Josh Murdoch is constantly finding cool camera technology and sharing it. I caught this item in one of his recent slideshares. It’s a camera ball you toss into the air, and when it senses itself reaching an apex, it snaps a 360 degree panoramic photo. I imagine this would be an amazing device to take […]
With special thanks to English professor Ashley Miller comes this infographic that illustrates multiple dialogue tags that students can use in place of “said” to indicate who is speaking. The list could serve as a quick and useful tip sheet to refer to when writing essays.
14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools | Ingvi Hrannar. I’m testing out both the Destination homework (re-post an interesting blog post) and my new ‘Circle It’ button. There isn’t anything groundbreaking in this post, but it was a good overall affirmation about a lot of the subjects we’ve been talking about: how […]
During Destination 2014, we did a session on the benefits of using infographics in education The session was primarily about curating infographics, but in doing research for the session, I ran across a free, web-based infographic generator called infogr.am. The idea behind this tool is that you can choose a pre-made template, fill it with your own […]