Author Archives: allisonross2

Edmodo in the classroom

After learning about this topic in class, I decided I’d check it out a little more and see what all the hype is about. Surprisingly, Edmodo is actually a very interesting tool. Basically it’s a private and scholarly version of … Continue reading

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Prezi vs. PowerPoint in the classroom? I vote Prezi.

A few days ago my friend and I went out for lunch to catch up. She had just come out of class, and as she got into my car the first thing she said to me was, “I can’t handle … Continue reading

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Pinterest!

After endlessly hearing about Pinterest… I have finally decided to check it out. Little did I know, I actually like it. Since I am already in the mindset for educational tools, I immediately thought it would be an interesting tool … Continue reading

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Popplet!

When I think of Popplet, I see a giant interactive mindmap. For a while that was all I saw. Now, I see several possibilities and a very interesting tool to use in the classroom. On the Popplet website, I was … Continue reading

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Google Drive in ESL Teaching

From what I have read, heard and researched, Google Drive is a very interesting tool for an ESL classroom. Before the introductory class on the subject, I admit to not really knowing what it was and how to use the … Continue reading

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Glogster!

Once again, I have searched for different ways technology can be applied in classroom settings. And once again, I have been introduced to a fantastic new concept. It goes by the name of: Glogster! I found the initial description on … Continue reading

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Kidspiration!

As I searched and searched for a topic that interested me regarding technology in education, I came across certain software that were designed for students in primary schools. Since my current practicum is in high school, I’ve been mostly focusing … Continue reading

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